Tag Archives: DSDC: Stirling Dementia Services Development Centre

The Treatments Doctors Would Themselves Avoid: Many a True Word Said in Jest? (The Guardian: Life and Style)

Summary A national expert on dementia from the University of Stirling is clearly of the “NHS hospitals are very bad places when it comes to the standards of care for frail elderly patients” viewpoint. Read more: What doctors won’t do. Life … Continue reading

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The Quest for Dementia Friendly Communities (Housing Learning and Improvement Network)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 12, July 2012]. Summary This Housing LIN Viewpoint No.25 from the Housing Learning and Improvement Network (LIN) examines current policy and practice in relation … Continue reading

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Fife Dementia Strategy: Supporting User Participation in Local Policy Development (Social Policy and Society)

Summary This article reviews the consultation process employed in the development of the Fife Dementia Strategy. Stakeholder engagement and involvement was encouraged and had influence on the final strategy. The involvement of people with dementia was considered to be vital, … Continue reading

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The Role of Acute Care Managers in Supporting Patients With Dementia (Nursing Management)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 11, June 2012]. Summary This article addresses the responsibility to equip staff with the right communications skills and strategies to cater for the needs … Continue reading

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Making Homes Dementia-Friendly: Short Video (BBC News)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 10, May 2012]. Summary This BBC News online video presents the results of research by the University of Stirling into how simple – and relatively inexpensive – design … Continue reading

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