Calling all Dementia Ambassadors

Tell us how you are helping the people you support. Are you a Dementia Ambassador or do you have Dementia Ambassadors in your organisation? We are reviewing the work of Dementia Ambassadors, ... Continue Reading →
Scotland's Dementia Awards

Scotland’s leading dementia projects celebrated

The search for Scotland’s most innovative and ambitious dementia projects is over with six groups from across the country now crowned as winners in this year’s Scotland’s Dementia ... Continue Reading →

Holiday week at Lewis Place Resource Centre

After the success of last year’s music festival week, this July, Dementia Ambassador Aileen Craigie and her colleagues at Perth and Kinross Council’s Lewis Place Resource Centre, ... Continue Reading →

New College Lanarkshire raises funds for dementia awareness

Kate Mackay is a lecturer at New College Lanarkshire, a Learning Facilitator at Northcare Scotland and is also one of our Dementia Ambassadors. Here she tells us about recent fundraising ... Continue Reading →

Improving practice as a Dementia Ambassador

Tracey Chisholm works at Perth and Kinross Council’s Lewis Place Day Centre.  She became a Dementia Ambassador at the end of 2015. Here she talks about her experience and the improvements ... Continue Reading →

Dementia Ambassadors celebrate learning journeys

Nearly 100 of Scotland’s Dementia Ambassadors were in Edinburgh on Friday 4 March to celebrate their role in leading learning for working with people living with dementia. They ... Continue Reading →

Never too young to learn about dementia

Dementia Ambassadors, Morag Leslie and Linda Mason, from Four Seasons Health Care Laurels Lodge, Aberdeenshire have been working with the community to raise awareness of dementia. Working ... Continue Reading →

New publication to help organisations refresh dementia learning

We have published a new booklet The impact of Promoting Excellence in social service settings with support from Scottish Care, the Care Inspectorate and six social care organisations. It ... Continue Reading →

Promoting Excellence in Dementia Care Issue 12 out now

The twelfth issue of Promoting Excellence in Dementia Care keeps you up to date with developments which with your help, are having a positive impact on the lives and experiences of ... Continue Reading →

Introducing the Strathmore Dementia Ambassador Network

A new network of Dementia Ambassadors has recently been created in the Perth and Kinross area. SSSC Promoting Excellence Project Officer, Jacqui Mackintosh has been working with Isla ... Continue Reading →