Dementia Centred

The DSDC’s Best Practice in Dementia Care Learning Programme continues to evolve in order to meet the challenges of culture change in health and social care.

The Dementia Services Development Centre (DSDC), as part of the Faculty of Social Science at the University of Stirling, have recognised for a long time that health and social care staff want to improve support for people with dementia. Most staff know that it is possible for people to experience good health and wellbeing but often lack the knowledge, skills and tools which would help them to improve their practice. It is essential that they are able to understand what good practice in dementia care looks like and the positive impact that it can have on the experience of a person.

First piloted in 2007, the Best Practice in Dementia Care Learning Programme has been designed, written and developed to answer the learning needs of all staff who work in dementia care. The programme is...

7th Aug 2017

Architects, contractors and building commissioners must consider the design of new buildings if Scotland is to fully support...

Dementia Centred
3rd Aug 2017