Latest News: DSDC scoops three prestigious awards at recent 2014 Scottish Health Awards
News about the awards

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

Find out more and donate

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

View dates

“Dementia is the biggest issue facing us all and there are things that we can do to make a difference”
Find out more about how we can help


How The Dementia Centre makes a difference

News and Views

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 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....
by Dr Tom Christie
He may well be more immediately recognised when patrolling the streets of Gotham City apprehending flamboyant villains, but in July 2013 combating...
by Dr Tom Christie
‘O for a muse of fire, that would ascend the brightest heaven of invention.’  So spoke the Chorus in Shakespeare’s Henry V,...
by Professor June Andrews
Life on the road as an international professor has its surreal moments. Speaking at the AARP (American Association of Retired Persons) Conference in...

Forthcoming Events

Featured event
Helpful Hints on Legal Matters in Dementia Care in Scotland
DSDC, University of Stirling
Dementia Design School
Ashling Hotel, Dublin
Best practice in dementia care

On Twitter

Urban gothic and urbane Gotham - the curious case of Batman and #Dementia
2 days 21 hours ago

Most Visited

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

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

Best Practice Training in Dementia Care

Four different programmes available for all frontline...

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

In the Media

Best Practice in Dementia Care Learning Programme