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DCV invited to join GFT Movie Memories Steering Group

Dementia Carer Voices Director Irene Oldfather and UK Project Lead, Tommy Whitelaw have been invited to join the  GFT Movie Memories Steering Group. Thanks to Jodie Wilkinson, Public Engagement Coordinator for the invitation.  The first meeting will take place in

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Dementia Carer Voices August 2017 Newsletter

Make a Difference talks across Universities and Colleges – the class of 2017 As many people take their first steps into nursing and many other areas of health and social care, Dementia Carer Voices are proud to continue our relationships with

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Dementia Carer Voices film with NHS 24

As part of our ongoing partnership work with the CNO Scotland, Fiona McQueen, Dementia Carer Voices have been interviewed for a short film with NHS 24 Massive thanks to Sheena Wright, Director of Nursing & Care/Interim Director of Operations, Lisa

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Join UWS research to help older people

Dr Margaret Brown at the University of Western Scotland (UWS) is running a seminar bringing together student nurses, trained staff and older people to find out what is useful to older people. See below for details on the seminar. The

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Dementia Carer Voices’ response to third National Dementia Strategy

The third National Dementia Strategy was published on 28 June 2017, coinciding with a range of activity in the Scottish Parliament related to the ALLIANCE’s Dementia Carer Voice programme, including a Member’s Debate on dementia in the name of James

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Dementia Carer Voices June-July 2017 Newsletter

Dementia Carer Voices Goes to Parliament It’s been a busy couple of months for Dementia Carer Voices; we marked What Matters to You? Day 2017, Carers’ Week 2017 and had a five day tour of the Western Isles for Dementia

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‘Dementia prevention, intervention, and care’ – New Dementia Research

Here is the latest blog piece from ALLIANCE Director, Irene Oldfather, reflecting on the latest research on dementia. Recent findings from Alzheimer’s Association International published today in the Lancet present an interesting picture of how we can reduce risk factors

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