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 →

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 →

ASDA table talkers

¬† Some of you may remember a previous article, ASDA¬†Community Life Champions,¬†from February this year, about a piece of joint work with the Open University (OU) in relation to ASDA ... Continue Reading →

Four Seasons Health Care promote community connections

It‚Äôs 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 →

Life Changes Trust Awards for Alzheimer Scotland conference

The Life Changes Trust is offering awards (bursaries) for people with¬†dementia, supporters of people with dementia and carers to attend the Global Progress; Local Impact¬†conference. The¬†awards ... Continue Reading →

Would you like to take part in supporting some of our Promoting Excellence work?

This year we‚Äôll be working in partnership with NHS Education for Scotland (NES) to update the Dementia Skilled – Improving Practice learning resource and the associated Guidance ... 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 →