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 →

Dundee care home scoops compassion award

A Dundee care home which developed a pioneering ‘village’ to enable those living with dementia to reconnect with old memories has won a well respected UK-wide award for the quality ... 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 →

Bupa’s new Admiral nurses extend dementia care

Over the last year, Bupa Care has successfully recruited over 100 Dementia Ambassadors in Scotland, with more still to join the network. When they reach their target of 150 it will ... 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 →

Promoting Excellence in Dementia Care issue 10 out now!

This 10th issue will keep you up to date with developments which with your help, are having a positive impact on the lives and experiences of people with dementia, their families and ... Continue Reading →

A day in the life of a Dementia Ambassador in Shetland

After attending one of our events in Lerwick in 2012, Emily Poleson was inspired to become a Dementia Ambassador.  Emily tells us about her journey, her personal development and ... Continue Reading →

The beginnings of a Dementia Friendly Community

Our Promoting Excellence team recently enjoyed a trip to West Dunbarton to facilitate an induction day for 30 new Dementia Ambassadors. The new Dementia Ambassadors attending the event ... Continue Reading →

Celebrating Dementia Ambassadors

On 13 March 2015 the SSSC held a national conference to bring together 150 Dementia Ambassadors to celebrate the fantastic work they do.  Dementia Ambassadors are people in social ... Continue Reading →