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Posted by Siobhan McDermott, on 24th February
Energy company SSE has teamed up with dementia experts at Stirling University in a ground-breaking partnership to launch a new book to help those living with the condition. The Dementia Services...
by DSDC Team
The Dementia Services Development Centre is proud to have the good advice and support of an International Advisory Board which keeps us in touch with...
by Professor Martin Green OBE
2015 has started as a year when there is a great deal of focus on both health and social care. The headlines are all about the A&E crisis, but...
by Dr Tom Christie
Opera has an unparalleled capacity amongst musical art-forms for channelling raw emotion.  It is an artistic medium whose palette offers a...
by Professor June Andrews
Does the meaning of care differ that much across the world?  And what does it tell us about how we see care in the UK? This last month I have...
by Mark Butler
DIAMetric reflects from time to time on the way dementia is framed in the media.  One test we use is simply to look at the tone and content of...
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...

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Dementia Design School
Best practice in dementia care
Centre for Health Science, Inverness

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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...

Best Practice Training in Dementia Care

The programme is available to all staff in the...

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

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Shirley Law talks about DSDC Flagship Best Practice training — for A+E departments