Dementia

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Let’s start with the basics. We should build houses and plan communities that people can live in. Ok… which people? I’d like to answer “everyone” but that’s not what we do. Is the answer “people who can drive, think clearly and are able to walk and climb st

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The National Housing and Dementia Forum has published a report that sets out recommendations for how the Scottish Government and partner organisations can better support people to live well with dementia. Over the past year, the Forum gathered evidence from a wide range of experts and people with li

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Experts from the University of Stirling have created a new tool to support families, businesses and professionals to make homes, premises and public places more accessible to an ageing population and those living with dementia. The Environments for Ageing and Dementia Design Assessment Tool (EADDAT)

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A new report that sets out recommendations for how the Scottish Government and partner organisations can better support people to live well with dementia has been published. Established by the Scottish Government in 2021, the National Housing and Dementia Forum released its report Living well a

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Age Scotland has called for increased care and support for people living with dementia as new figures from the National Records of Scotland report that 6,046 deaths were caused by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias in Scotland in 2021, a decrease of 5% (306 deaths) on 2020. While this is

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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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