Dementia Ambassadors making an impact

More than 800 Dementia Ambassadors across social services are helping improve the quality of life for people living with dementia, their families and carers across Scotland. Dementia ... Continue Reading →

Increasing understanding at Perth Dementia Friends session

Since becoming a Dementia Ambassador at the end of 2015 Tracey Chisholm has been continuing to improve the experience for people living with dementia, their families and carers.   Tracey ... Continue Reading →

Showcasing dementia learning in social services

We have published a second Promoting Excellence and its impact on social service settings booklet with support from six social care organisations and the Care Inspectorate. The new ... Continue Reading →

Dementia Ambassadors inspiring for the future

The hard work and dedication of Scotland’s Dementia Ambassadors to support learning that helps improve the lives of people with dementia were recognised at their third national conference ... Continue Reading →

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 →