Statistics publication from Alzheimer's Scotland on the number of people with dementia in Scotland.
Briefing which discusses the barriers currently faced by BME people in accessing dementia care services and some of the ways in which services can become better at responding to the needs of BME people in their locality.
Early intervention is often seen as anticipatory information and support delivered at the earliest stage of dementia, following diagnosis.
Prevention encompasses the range of interventions that prevent an increase in need that may tip an individual into a higher or more intensive level of service.
This SCIE resource explains this further and offers a greater understanding of the journey through dementia.
The Scottish Dementia Working Group (SDWG) is an independent group that was set up by people with dementia. We are a friendly group run by, and for, people with dementia or a related condition. We meet to support each other and find ways to improve services and attitudes.
(Photo 1) The Working Group campaigns to improve services for people with dementia and to improve attitudes towards people with dementia.
We do lots of things to improve services. We participate in forums, committees and conferences to change policy. We campaign to make dementia a high priority.
This report from the Alzheimer’s Society reveals that many people with dementia and carers receive insufficient support and care at home. It also found that the home care workers who responded regularly worked with people with dementia and understood that they could have a good quality of life. First published in January 2011.
One of a series of reports providing the social services workforce with brief, accessible and practice-oriented summaries of published evidence on key topics.
Developed through a process of rapid appraisal, Insights seek to highlight the practice implications of research evidence and answer the 'So what does this mean in practice?' question for each topic reviewed.
This Insight looks at reminiscence therapy and life story work for those with dementia.
School children hear about anti-bullying campaign from People First.
Includes clips from Sixth Annual General Meeting of the Scottish Dementia Working Group, celebrating the achievements of its members, all of whom are diagnosed with dementia, as well as interviews with, and presentations by, members.
Resource for those supporting people with dementia.. It contains lots of practical tips, tools and activities in each of the sections that will help with daily work. Each section has been written by a national dementia expert so the information and guidance is up to date and reflects what is known about best practices in dementia care.
Resource that will further the understanding of the emotional dimension of dementia; the importance of effective strategies to help people experiencing difficult emotions; and explore a range of situations where we can have a major impact on a person with dementia through our actions.