Out in February - "Dementia: the one-stop guide" by Professor June Andrews

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Understanding Behaviour in Dementia Care
Cardiff, 3 February

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Delegates will receive a copy of the new DSDC behaviour book

Dementia in 2040 — what are the ideas today which will change the world of dementia tomorrow?

More on the DSDC International Ideas Lab 2014

The work of DSDC and this website is generously supported by the Dementia Services Development Trust

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Train as a facilitator for our "Best Practice in Dementia Care" Learning Programme at venues throughout the UK

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News and Views

Posted by Siobhan McDermott, on 20th January
The DSDC congratulates Paul Goodridge, G4S Operational Manager at HMP/YOI Parc, Cardiff. Paul and his team have been recognised by the Butler Trust for their support and care of older prisoners...
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by Professor June Andrews
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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...

Forthcoming Events

Featured event
Launch of "Dementia: the one-stop guide"
Iris Murdoch Building, University of Stirling
Dementia Design School
Ashling Hotel, Dublin
Best practice in dementia care

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The Virtual Care Home is an online resource that demonstrates dementia-friendly design in care...

The design and dementia school will cover a range of design issues including effective...

Best Practice Training in Dementia Care

Four different programmes available for all frontline...

We also need to acknowledge that everyone with dementia is different in every possible way:...

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Best Practice in Dementia Care Learning Programme