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Posted by Siobhan McDermott, on 8th February
DSDC is proud to be launching a new bespoke training syllabus for the Best Practice Programme for housing staff. This accredited programme already has bespoke syllabus for hospitals and day hospitals...
by Mark Butler
The BBC main website has been carrying the results of a recent photography competition on the theme of ageing, for over a week now. The brief is...
by Mark Butler
Each year DIAMetric reviews the way media handle dementia.  This matters as the framing of dementia shapes the way we think, consciously or...
by Mark Butler
Sometimes radio really gets things right.  And it does what only radio can. Today the death of the novelist Margaret Forster was announced....
by DSDC Team
The University of Stirling is running exciting new international research into neighbourhoods and the role they play in supporting people with...
by Henriette Laidlaw
The Care of dying adults in the last days of life guidelines have some specific advice relevant when caring for the patient with dementia...
by Vikki McCall
Dementia has been high on the agenda throughout the UK with David’s Cameron’s challenge on dementia 2020 and the Scottish Government'...

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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...

In accordance with the National Dementia Strategies a range of care standards have been issued...

Training and education at DSDC helps grow the confidence, knowledge and skills that make a...

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