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Posted by Ailidh Aikman, on 18th March
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, DSDC has made a number of changes to protect clients and staff. We appreciate this is a particularly stressful and overwhelming time for everyone and we thank you for...
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Mar
by Ailidh Aikman
DSDC’s Chief Architect, Lesley Palmer has received a renowned Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellowship.  Lesley will...
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Mar
by DSDC Guest
Elaine O’Hanlon has worked in housing support services for 16 years with the last four years managing a sheltered housing service for a housing...
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Feb
by Wendy Perry
Over the last 12 years the Best Practice programme has undergone many changes, tweaks and improvements.  Because we have heard from many of you...
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Feb
by Wendy Perry
when complex situations are reduced to a single narrative  In her 2009 TED talk, author and storyteller Chimamande Ngozi Adichie tells of her...
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Feb
by DSDC Guest
Nigel Hunston has worked in urban design, heritage and town planning for some 30 years but most recently as Urban Design Lead within a council. Nigel...
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Jan
by DSDC Guest
For many people with dementia, memories of early childhood appear more vivid than their fragile sense of the present. But what happens when the...

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