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 →

National dementia conference and graduation

Ninety-seven health and social service professionals from across Scotland have recently graduated to become Dementia Champions. The Dementia Champion graduates are the sixth group to ... 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 →

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 →

Working together to promote continence

As well as embracing Promoting Excellence the Care Inspectorate has invested in a wide programme of collaborative work to improve awareness of dementia.  This includes raising awareness ... 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 →