New resource pack to support Appreciative Inquiry

We have produced a new Appreciative Inquiry resource pack in partnership with NHS Education for Scotland (NES) as part of our work to support health and social care integration. What ... 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 →

New Equal Partners in Care elearning modules

New elearning modules are now available to support workers from health, social care and other services to work in partnership with carers and young carers. The Equal Partners in Care ... 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 →

The SSSC becomes a carer positive employer

On Friday 15 January 2016, the SSSC received a Carer Positive award confirming the value and support it offers employees who are carers and also its commitment to the vital role carers ... 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 →

Caring Counts in the Workplace

Caring Counts: a self-reflection and planning course for carers was developed by The Open University in Scotland with and for carers. It can also be used by non-carers and front-line ... Continue Reading →
Scotland's Dementia Awards

Winners announced for Scotland’s Dementia Awards 2015

We are delighted to announce the winners in the six categories of this year’s Scotland’s Dementia Awards: a partnership between Alzheimer Scotland, NHS Education for Scotland, NHS ... Continue Reading →

Strategic Commissioning: an essential learning resource

Staff working in health, social care, the independent and third sectors can now access a valuable educational resource that helps them learn about the role of strategic commissioning ... Continue Reading →