Scotland's Dementia Awards

Launch of Scotland’s Dementia Awards 2017

Search Begins for Scotland’s most creative dementia projects. Scotland’s Dementia Awards celebrate and recognise projects and the people behind them who are going the extra mile ... 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 →

Scotland’s leading dementia projects recognised in Awards shortlist

Scotland’s Dementia Awards, a partnership between Alzheimer Scotland, NHS Education for Scotland (NES), NHS Health Scotland and the SSSC, has announced the finalists for their annual ... 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 →

Balhousie staff raise money for residents with Munro hike

Forty one staff and relatives from Balhousie Care Group raised over ÂŁ1,000 for the Resident’s Comfort Fund with a hike up Glen Clova on Saturday 4 June. With the heat making ... Continue Reading →

New dementia learning resources

We are marking Dementia Awareness Week by publishing updated versions of our popular dementia learning resources. These resources will help you gain the right level of knowledge and ... Continue Reading →

Dementia Awareness Week 2016

30 May – 5 June 2016 Get involved in Scotland’s Dementia Awareness Week. Help Alzheimer’s Scotland challenge dementia and raise awareness and funds for people living with and ... 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 →

Promoting leadership in dementia practice

We have published Promoting leadership in dementia practice illustrating connections that social service workers can make between their dementia learning and the six leadership capabilities. The ... Continue Reading →