Scotland’s leading dementia projects recognised in awards shortlist

Scotland’s Dementia Awards, a partnership between Alzheimer Scotland, NHS Education for Scotland, NHS Health Scotland and the Scottish Social Services Council, has announced the finalists ... Continue Reading →

New Assessor Guidance for Dementia Skilled Resource

We have published a new resource to support learners, managers, assessors and educators to get the most benefit from the Dementia Skilled – Improving Practice resource. If you are ... 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 →

The virtual dementia bus on tour

As part of Dementia Awareness Week 2017 we are highlighting the excellent work and training carried out every day by dedicated social service workers. Occupational Therapist and social ... Continue Reading →

SSSC resources for dementia care

Do you know about our resources for people working with people who have dementia? We work with NHS Education for Scotland (NES) and other partners to make sure social service workers ... 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 →
Scotland's Dementia Awards

Still time to enter Scotland’s Dementia Awards 2017

The deadline for entries to the celebrated Scotland’s Dementia Awards is just a few weeks away. There is still time to enter the Awards which set out to recognise Scotland’s best ... Continue Reading →

Celebrating 700 Dementia Champions in Scotland

National conference and graduation for Cohort 7 Dementia Champions The number of Dementia Champions in Scotland will rise to over 700 today (Wednesday, 15 March 2017) as 102 NHS Scotland ... 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 →