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Posted by Siobhan McDermott, on 27th May
The International Dementia Conference, being held in Birmingham on 3-4 November 2015,  is for everyone involved in supporting people with dementia and their carers and will showcase the latest...
by Dr Tom Christie
Given the increasing availability of TV and film material across the world, whether delivered to mobile devices or across the Internet, it remains a...
by Mark Butler
The worried-well have much to love about “Still Alice”.  Of course there is the nuanced, make-up free, performance of Julianne Moore...
by DSDC Team
The Dementia Services Development Centre is proud to have the good advice and support of an International Advisory Board which keeps us in touch with...
by Professor Martin Green OBE
2015 has started as a year when there is a great deal of focus on both health and social care. The headlines are all about the A&E crisis, but...
by Dr Tom Christie
Opera has an unparalleled capacity amongst musical art-forms for channelling raw emotion.  It is an artistic medium whose palette offers a...
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...

Forthcoming Events

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Understanding Behaviour in Dementia Care
West Bromwich
Best practice in dementia care
Enabling staff to support unpaid carers of people with dementia
DSDC, University of Stirling

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Best Practice Training in Dementia Care

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