Improving practice in specialist dementia units22 November 2017
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 Stars16 November 2017
‘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 Friends15 November 2017
Scottish Cabinet members took part in a dementia awareness and information session this week to help support the urgent challenge of dementia.
Annual Review 2016-176 November 2017
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Prof. Frank Gunn-Moore to Headline Alzheimer Scotland Christmas Event25 October 2017
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.
New dad set to skydive in memory of beloved gran16 October 2017
Family means everything to Callum Wood. That’s why he’s set to complete a daring jump in memory of his gran.
Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland11 October 2017
Seeking people with dementia and carers to become new general members
Alzheimer Scotland sets out new allied health professionals framework25 September 2017
To help improve the lives of people with dementia and those caring for them, a new framework has been created to help bolster the vital skills and education of Scotland’s allied health professionals (AHPs) across the health and social care sector as the n
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.