Understanding Behaviour in Dementia Care
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Posted by DSDC Team, on 11th November
The Dementia Services Development Centre (DSDC), based at the University of Stirling, has scooped three prestigious awards. Pauline Cameron, a staff nurse with NHS Tayside and a training officer at...
by Professor June Andrews
Does the meaning of care differ that much across the world?  And what does it tell us about how we see care in the UK? This last month I have...
by Mark Butler
DIAMetric reflects from time to time on the way dementia is framed in the media.  One test we use is simply to look at the tone and content of...
by Dr Tom Christie
Sculpture is one of the most fascinating and expressively striking forms of visual art, and in recent years an increasing number of artists have been...
by Dr Tom Christie
There has been much discussion in recent years of the way that dementia has been articulated in video games of various different genres.  From...
by Mark Butler
Let’s face it - dementia provides a direct, and often unwelcome, challenge to conventional thinking and doing in clinical and care settings. It...
by Professor June Andrews
Data from the Office for National Statistics in the news last week was heralded by the BBC -  Dementia is the leading cause of death for women....

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Dementia Design School
Ashling Hotel, Dublin
Understanding Behaviour in Dementia Care
Cardiff City Stadium
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