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Our Dementia Awareness training allows participants to experience how everyday activities are affected by the ageing process

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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 this July

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“Dementia is the biggest issue facing us all and there are things that we can do to make a difference”
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Posted by Siobhan McDermott, on 25th June
DSDC’s Best Practice Programme and Virtual Hospital have been shortlisted in the Health Service Journal's Value in Healthcare Awards.  The winners of these Awards will be announced at...
by Dr Tom Christie
Anyone with even a passing interest in dementia care will be aware of the enormous benefits which are made possible with reminiscence therapy. ...
by Mark Butler
The latest report from the International Longevity Centre on “Preventing Dementia: A Provocation”, is aimed at raising the ante on...
by Mark Butler
Photographs, never straightforward, take on all sorts of different roles in care settings. Photographs of family and events are often literally part...
by Dr Tom Christie
There are few things in life quite so subjective as comedy, and few comic double-acts of recent years have proven to be quite as divisive as that of...
by Dr Tom Christie
You don’t need to be a music aficionado to be all too aware of the meteoric rising star that is Ed Sheeran.  The ubiquitous musician has...
by Mark Butler
Poetry has such potential to engage in so many ways with what are the meanings of dementia for people and society.  Words have a unique...

Forthcoming Events

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Dementia Awareness
DSDC, University of Stirling
Dementia Design School
Ashling Hotel, Dublin
Dementia Awareness
Conference Park, Birmingham

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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

Three different programmes available for all frontline...

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Best Practice in Dementia Care Learning Programme