Improving practice in specialist dementia units
Balmore Ward is one of sixty specialist dementia care units in Scotland. A small number of these units – including Balmore Ward – are Specialist Dementia Unit Demonstrator sites, which work with Focus on Dementia to develop and roll out improved practice.
Our Christmas TV Stars
‘I’m Still Me’ - that’s what Archie, Helen, Henry and Stewart, the faces of our winter TV campaign, are telling us this Christmas.
Scottish Cabinet members become Dementia Friends
Scottish Cabinet members took part in a dementia awareness and information session this week to help support the urgent challenge of dementia.
Prof. Frank Gunn-Moore to Headline Alzheimer Scotland Christmas Event
Professor Frank Gunn-Moore, Director of Research for the School of Biology, University of St Andrews, will take centre stage at Alzheimer Scotland’s Christmas Lecture at The Hub in Edinburgh on Thursday 14 December, 4.00pm-6.30pm.
Blank Tiles: obsession, Scrabble and dementia at the Fringe Festival
Scrabble world champion, Austin Michaels (played by Dylan Cole) knew over 200,000 words. Then he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Since then Austin has been in a race against time to document his memories, his greatest achievements, before they fad