Health and Social Care

  • Have Your Say on Scotland’s Third National Dementia Strategy

    26th October 2015 by

    Scotland’s second three year National Dementia Strategy was launched in 2013 with the aim of continuing to improve diagnosis rates and post-diagnostic support, ensuring the highest quality of care and support for people with dementia at every stage of the illness, improving service response in acute care and supporting the growth of dementia-friendly communities. Key…

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  • Campaign urges everyone to help cure the stigma of dementia

    18th March 2015 by

    Last month a dementia friendly performance at the city’s Festival Theatre marked the launch of a new awareness campaign aimed at tackling the stigma of dementia. The campaign is part of ongoing work by a partnership of the City of Edinburgh Council, NHS Lothian and Alzheimer Scotland to make Edinburgh a dementia friendly city. An…

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