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Posted by Ailidh Aikman, on 6th March
On the 14-15 May the University of Stirling’s Dementia Services Development Centre (DSDC) will host its second International Masterclass on Dementia Care, Design and Ageing (IMDDA). IMDDA...
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Feb
by DSDC Guest
I’ve always said that I’m so lucky to be a glass half full person. I always have been a positive person and I’ve also always been...
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Feb
by Prof. Emma Reynish
When older people are admitted to hospital as an emergency there is often a fear that they will not return home. This fear is borne out by findings...
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Feb
by DSDC Guest
Today, fewer people are playing bridge and there is a fear within the bridge community that the card game will become extinct if we don’t...
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Feb
by Martin Quirke
When the Iris Murdoch Building opened in 2003, it was the first known dementia-friendly public building in the world.  Its primary purpose was,...
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Feb
by DSDC Guest
Respite services can give carers a much needed break from caring. However, ensuring services are responsive to needs is easier said than done....
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Feb
by DSDC Guest
Many people living in care homes experience a range of physical and cognitive impairments. Movement and physical activity interventions, delivered in...

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