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 →

Dementia Ambassadors take the lead in dementia practice

September saw the start of a series of exciting learning events for Dementia Ambassadors and Dementia Champions to highlight the positive impact which leadership can have in social ... Continue Reading →

Promoting Excellence in Dementia Care Issue 11 out now

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

Four Seasons Health Care promote community connections

It’s been a busy springtime for many of the 140 Dementia Ambassadors working at care homes and specialist dementia units run by Four Seasons Health Care.  One of their first Ambassadors ... Continue Reading →