People with dementia and their carers respond to the dementia strategy2 August 2017
The SDWG are hopeful that their current campaigning priorities and their input to the strategy’s development will be reflected. SDWG members have contributed by attending Dementia Dialogue sessions and taking part in Expert Advisory Group meetings
Staff, Members' and Volunteers' Conference 20171 August 2017
Booking now open.
In response to public concerns ...20 July 2017
Alzheimer Scotland has become aware of increasing public concern in relation to charity collections taking place across Scotland for Alzheimer’s disease.
The Fabulous Fringe Festival19 July 2017
It's that time of year again when Edinburgh really comes to life with the arrival of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Check out some of the shows this year with a dementia theme.
The Third National Dementia Strategy – What does it mean for Scotland?19 July 2017
Last month, the Scottish Government published Scotland’s third National Dementia Strategy 2017-2020, which contained 21 ‘commitments’ to improve the lives of people with dementia, their families and carers. Many of these commitments propose putting into p
Proud to be at Pride13 July 2017
As an out and proud lesbian, I often consider how lucky I am to be living in a time where the fight for LGBT equality in Scotland has resulted in significant legislative change that means I can now marry the woman I love;
The winning handbook announced11 July 2017
Alzheimer Scotland has again teamed up with Dr Maggie Ellis of the University of St Andrews to sponsor the ‘The Edie Adams Prize for Excellence in Dementia Information and Support Literature’. Dr Ellis runs a Senior Honours module in the ‘Psychology of De
How to prepare for the essential short break this summer10 July 2017
It’s that time of year when the days grow longer, the temperature rises and thoughts turn to a summer break; a well-earned rest from our normal routines.
Caledonia Social Care officially launch6 July 2017
Caledonia Social Care (CSC) officially launched on EO Day (Employee Ownership Day) by hosting a celebratory coffee morning at their offices on Oxford Street, Glasgow. The creation of the new enterprise provides a real boost to Scotland’s care sector.
In Control on Self-Directed Support in Scotland5 July 2017
In Control Scotland, supported by Scottish Care and Alzheimer Scotland, has published a call to action for everyone involved in the delivery of Self-Directed Support (SDS). Self-Directed Support: Your Choice, Your Right highlights the unacceptable gulf th