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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...
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Nov
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...
10
Nov
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...
06
Nov
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...
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Nov
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....
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Oct
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...
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Oct
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,...

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