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Irene Oldfather: We owe it to people with dementia in Scotland to work together to get on and do it

The ALLIANCE Director, Irene Oldfather, wrote a piece in the Scotsman last week to go alongside our latest publication and our events at the Scottish Parliament. See below for full text of the article. In October 2009 a Members’ Business

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Letter from America….

We are kicking off the week with a guest blog from Dr Claire L Copeland, Consultant Physician in Care of the Elderly and Stroke Medicine at Forth Valley Royal Hospital.  You can follow Claire on Twitter at @Sparklystar55 Lets see what Claire

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Now its time to act!

Following on from the #WMTY17 Day last week we have a poignant guest blog today from our colleague Marianne Brennan, Partnership and Practice Programme Development Officer, Self Management Team. Tuesday 6th June 2017 celebrates ‘what matters to you day’ which

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Award winning Arora dementia friendly community project

Kicking off a new week with a guest blog from Paula at the Arora Project.  Lets see what Paula has to tell us…. I’m Paula Brown, Project Co-ordinator for Arora, the Dementia Friendly Community at An Lanntair Arts Centre in

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#DAW2017 Western Isles Tour – Day Four

So I  sat down by Stornoway Harbour last night reflecting on a wonderful 3 days so far. I have witnessed Scotland at its beautiful best the scenery the backgrounds and the people. This western Isles tour has been good for

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#DAW2017 Western Isles Tour – Day Three

Denise, Elizabeth and myself arrived late last evening after another amazing day and drive to Stornoway I sat down by the harbor early this morning reflecting on a wonderful few days so far spending time with people and backgrounds that make

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#DAW2017 Western Isles Tour – Day Two

“After a wonderful first day with Denise Symington, Patient Focus & Public Involvement and Elizabeth Selby, Dementia Nurse Consultant NHS Western Isles we set of early morning on the next stage of the tour. We stopped off again at Taigh

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