Meet the SDWG staff team

Allison Brady - National Co-ordinator

The Joint National Co-ordinator provides strategic support to the Scottish Dementia Working Group. This includes:

  • Providing support to the committee in preparing the agenda and planning meetings.
  • Coordinating the national meetings and AGMs.
  • Supporting members to attend committees, events, and conferences.
  • Supporting the group at conferences.
  • Identifying and carrying out their aims and objectives.
  • Coordinating and supporting of all consultations with members.
  • Developing and implementing the group’s campaign plans and actions.

Contact: Telephone - 0141 410 1074  Email - [email protected]

Marc Buchanan – Development Officer

The Development Officers’ work includes:

  • Increasing membership, particularly amongst groups and areas that are under represented
  • Providing support for new members to settle into the group.
  • Building links with existing groups of people with dementia and supporting local campaigning and awareness raising groups.
  • Providing support to members and encouraging active involvement in SDWG.
  • Recruiting and supporting volunteers.
  • Identifying or organising training or other support needed by members to be in SDWG.

Contact: Telephone - 0141 418 3938 Email - [email protected]

 Wendy Rankin – Development Officer (North East)

The Development Officers’ work includes:

  • Increasing membership, particularly amongst groups and areas that are under represented
  • Providing support for new members to settle into the group.
  • Building links with existing groups of people with dementia and supporting local campaigning and awareness raising groups.
  • Providing support to members and encouraging active involvement in SDWG.
  • Recruiting and supporting volunteers.
  • Identifying or organising training or other support needed by members to be in SDWG.

Contact: Telephone - 01382 210011 Email - [email protected]

Caroline Russell – National Team Administrator

The National Team Administrator’s work includes:

  • Taking minutes at committee meetings, general meetings and AGMs.
  • Organising travel for members to meetings and events.
  • Setting up meetings and events

Contact: Telephone - 0141 410 1171 Email - [email protected]

Meet the SDWG Committee

sdwg committee
SWDG Office Bearers - (left to right) - Archie, Carol and Anne

The SDWG currently have 14 Committee Members. The Committee meet approximately six times a year in Glasgow to discuss the group’s current priorities and the progress made on each priority. Requests received from external groups, researchers and other stakeholders are also reviewed at the SDWG committee meetings.
 

Contact SDWG

An Alzheimer Scotland volunteer catches up with a man and a woman at a Dementia Cafe.