Monthly Archives: April 2015

Stress and Distress in Dementia: E-Learning training for staff working in Acute Settings

  The Psychology of Dementia team at NHS Education for Scotland are delighted to announce the launch of a new e-learning training programme for health and social care staff working in general hospital settings, called Stress and Distress in Dementia: Acute

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Two talks – County Durham #pledge #makingadifference

Massive thank you to Michael Curtis @curts217 Jude brown @judebrown79 and Dr Sidhu @sidhuGP and all the team at @TEWV for the kind invite to give to 2 talks in County Durham on April 24th.  Tommy has been friends on Twitter with them all for

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ALLIANCE Annual Conference – Citizen Wellbeing Assembly

  “Join The Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland Citizen Wellbeing Assembly to share your experiences, debate pertinent issues, and generate ideas to create a future where we can all enjoy good health and wellbeing across Scotland.  We will collectively identify where

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Promoting Excellence in Dementia Care, Treatment and Support

We’re delighted to welcome back Theresa Douglas, who is the Project Lead for Dementia and Leadership Consultant at NHS Education for Scotland.  Last year Theresa wrote a great piece for us on the role of the ‘Promoting Excellence’ framework in supporting improvements in dementia care,

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Dementia Carer Voices named Charity of the Year by the Hospital Caterers Association

Dementia Carer Voices was named Charity of the Year by the Hospital Caterers Association at their Annual Conference which took place in Glasgow this year. The project, managed by the ALLIANCE, was awarded the honour at the Gala Dinner, where

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Sleaford pledges to make a difference!

   With great thanks to Samantha  MacCarthy @mccarthy_ph for the kind invite to speak at Embedding Compassion in Practice at the New life Centre Sleaford Lincolnshire on April 15th. The event was truly inspiring and we are very privileged to have

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#Bridlington #Hull #Grimsby #HICA 14th April 2015

Big thanks to Penni Brown CEO and Julie Woodcock from The HICA Group for the kind invite to give 3 talks to staff across Bridlington, Hull and Grimsby in Care Homes last week. We had a fantastic day together meeting so many people passionate

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