Dementia Awareness Week – June 2014

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The Scottish Government has declared dementia a national priority. There has been a huge amount of activity over the past couple of years to raise the profile of the illness and to make sure that people get the help and support that they need. Dementia Awareness Week takes place in June. Check out Alzheimer Scotland’s […]

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Housing and Dementia

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Dementia is increasingly becoming a mainstream housing issue in both development and housing management terms. In recognition of this we sponsored the project ‘Improving Housing and Housing Services for People with Dementia’. The housing and dementia project is being delivered by CIH Scotland and the Dementia Services Development Centre (DSDC). Further resources: http://www.jitscotland.org.uk/resource/improving-housing-design-assist-dementia/ Further downloads: […]

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Improving the Design of Housing to Assist People With Dementia

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There has always been the need for  more substantial book on design for housing providers and this led to the publication of Improving the design of housing for people with dementia.  It is written to raise awareness, explain why particular design features are needed, and to give basic guidance on the most important ones.  If […]

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Telecare & Dementia: Report into Evaluation of Renfrewshire Approach Published

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The Renfrewshire Partnership project provided 325 people with dementia living in the community with telecare equipment over the period 2007/08 to 2011/12. The evaluation demonstrates telecare can be used to support a significant proportion of people living with dementia in the community; they, and their carers, are generally satisfied or highly satisfied with the service. […]

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