Scotland’s Dementia Awards 2017 winners announced21 September 2017
The winners of Scotland’s Dementia Awards 2017 have been announced at a ceremony held on World Alzheimer’s Day, 21 September, at the Glasgow Marriott Hotel.
Alzheimer Scotland Occupational Therapy interns7 September 2017
This time last year we were just finishing our summer as occupational therapy interns with Alzheimer Scotland. The internship was a busy 12 week period in which we worked on a range of projects and met lots of wonderful and interesting people.
Have a short break on us ... thanks to Cottages and Castles!1 September 2017
It is with great pleasure that we can announce that through Cottages & Castles we have been donated 23 holiday breaks for people affected by dementia. This is the second occasion that we have been the grateful recipient of such generosity. Cottages & Cast
Mum and daughter honour gran with momentous Queensferry Crossing walk30 August 2017
This weekend, mother and daughter duo Erin (9) and Sarah (34) will experience the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to walk across the new Queensferry Crossing – and they’re doing it for Granny Bella.
New sensory garden in Dundee funded by Claverhouse Rotary Club22 August 2017
Alzheimer Scotland has opened a new sensory garden at the Dementia Resource Centre in Dundee. Attending the celebration opening included Dundee's new Lord Provost Ian Borthwick, MSP Stewart Hosie, President Ron MacWalter from the Claverhouse Rotary Club a
Scotland’s national dementia strategy17 August 2017
The new strategy, launched earlier this summer, outlines the Scottish Government’s priorities and targets for dementia over the next three years. Alzheimer Scotland welcomes this third national dementia strategy for Scotland.
Alzheimer Scotland responds to Jimmy Calderwood announcement16 August 2017
Today (Wednesday 16 August), former Aberdeen and Dunfermline manager, Jimmy Calderwood, came forward to speak publicly about his diagnosis of dementia
Dark Matter at the Edinburgh Fringe12 August 2017
People say your whole life flashes in front of your eyes before you die but what happens when you have dementia? Where does the brain go before we die?
Relative Values8 August 2017
Norman Duff, originally from Ruchill, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease three years ago, aged 82. We spoke to his wife, Margaret, about how they’re not letting his diagnosis stop them from travelling.
Government commitment to modernise dementia care3 August 2017
In advance of the release of the national dementia strategy we spoke to a few of the key people involved in the generation of the strategy – including the Minister for Mental Health, people with dementia and their carers – and asked some key questions ...