Dementia

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Caroline Heenan, The Eric Liddell Community day service manager, discusses the need for dementia-friendly societies in the UK. There are an estimated 90,000 people living with dementia in Scotland. Around 3,000 of these people will be under the age of sixty-five. Dementia Awareness Week can signific

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As part of Dementia Awareness Week, CIH Scotland policy and practice manager Ashley Campbell considers the housing sector's role in supporting people to live well with dementia. We don't talk enough about ageing and dementia. Yes, it's a tricky subject, and people can be reluctant to think about how

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Cruden Building has completed the construction of 24 dementia-friendly homes on the site of the former St Stephen’s High School in Port Glasgow, the first homes of their kind in Inverclyde.

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River Clyde Homes’ (RCH) new development at the former St Stephen’s High School site in Port Glasgow includes its first specially designed dementia-friendly homes. The 24 flats will be specially adapted to provide a dementia-friendly environment for customers who may be experiencing earl

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Debra Campbell, learning and development officer at SHARE, provides an insight into her own experience of Dementia. A staggering one in 14 of over 65’s will develop a form of dementia though this isn’t an inevitable factor of age, so just how does it affect some of us but not others?

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The establishment of a National Housing and Dementia Forum by the Scottish Government is a way to ensure that every person with dementia gets the support they need, according to the University of Stirling and Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH). The Forum will bring together stakeholders from archi

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CIH Scotland policy and practice manager Ashley Campbell on the small changes housing associations can make to help tenants who are living with dementia. Over 90,000 people in Scotland are living with dementia and this number will increase significantly as our population continues to age. At some po

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Experts at the University of Stirling are leading a major new research project to create future-proof housing to meet the needs of the world’s ageing population. The project will benefit from the support of international partners including the dementia care foundation established by the Queen

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CIH Scotland's Housing and Dementia Framework has gained Midlothian Council as a new signatory. The framework was developed with support from Alzheimer Scotland and the Place Home and Healthcare Improvement Scotland.

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A director at Borders architectural practice Aitken Turnbull is stepping down after 21 years to continue the development of an innovative technology created to improve the quality of life for people living with dementia. David Burgher is leaving the Galashiels-based firm to focus

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Kingdom Housing Association graduate trainee Grant McManus writes a guest blog for CIH Scotland where he is currently undertaking work experience. As Scotland’s population continues to age, the number of those living with or directly affected by dementia is expected to rise considerably. With

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