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Posted by Ailidh Aikman, on 20th March
From 25th May 2018 the laws around data protection and the use of personal data by organisations is changing.  The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) replaces the current Data...
by Ailidh Aikman
Over the last ten years, the DSDC has been delivering funded carer events across the UK. Our latest project, 'Dementia Education for Family...
by Lynda Hutton
The new Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 came in to force on the 1st April 2018 instilling optimism that the rights of carers are further recognised and...
by DSDC Guest
There are as many as 788,000 unpaid carers in Scotland[1]. At the start of April 2018 the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 came into force, meaning that...
by Ailidh Aikman
In its tenth year, the Best Practice in Dementia Care Learning Course continues to gain international momentum and we are delighted to announce that...
by Lesley Palmer
Primary healthcare is healthcare received in the community, and for most people it is the first point of healthcare. Primary healthcare services...
by Wendy Perry
It still seems that we too readily accept the use of the term challenging behaviour in reference to people living with dementia as though a) it...

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