Scotland’s third national dementia strategy 2017-2020 launched

The Scottish Government recently published Scotland’s third national dementia strategy. The strategy for 2017-2020 was produced in collaboration with colleagues from across health, ... Continue Reading →

What it means to be a Dementia Ambassador at Balhousie Care Group

With the number of people living with dementia continuing to rise, the impact on care homes is real. For Balhousie Care Group, it has meant recruiting staff to become Dementia Ambassadors. ... Continue Reading →

Family member reaches dementia skilled level in Promoting Excellence

  Jack Gardener, whose wife Jean is a resident at Balhousie Forth View Care Home in Fife, has become the first family member of a resident in a Balhousie care home to reach dementia ... Continue Reading →

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 →