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Posted by Ailidh Aikman, on 9th August
Our Carers Project is well underway in the North East of England and Cumbria, thanks to funding from Comic Relief, the Ballinger Trust and the Northern Rock Foundation. We held three workshops in...
by Pauline Cameron
NHS England has released a “Dementia Atlas” showing figures on areas relating to dementia across England. At DSDC we have had a look at...
by Wendy Perry
On a couple of the courses that I teach on at the Centre (Meaningful Activity for People with Dementia and Understanding Distressed Behaviour) I find...
by Martin Quirke
Most of us give little thought to how much signage supports us in our daily lives but, particularly for people with dementia, well designed and well...
by Beverley Larkins
Wrexham Workforce Development has delivered one day dementia training courses for many years and in the last 4 years these have been attended by over...
by Henriette Laidlaw
Concerned about harm or abuse of an older person? Help is just a phone call away. Action on Elder Abuse Scotland has recently trained a new team of...
by Pauline Cameron
In response to the article on the BBC 'Over-75s 'perpetrators of NHS assaults' in which data gathered by NHS Protect showed that more...

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