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PressRelease Dental care of older people conference in Dundee

Figures from the 2011 census show that there are for the first time, more people in Scotland aged over 65 than there are under 15. Recent figures show the proportion of people in Scotland who are aged...

PressRelease Delivering a workforce to enhance the care for people living with dementia

93 students from the ninth cohort of health and social service Dementia Champions graduate today bringing the total number of graduates since the programme began in 2011 to 950. The latest cohort boas...

PressRelease 143 more staff graduate from specialist dementia training programmes

Another 98 Dementia Champions and 45 Dementia Specialist Improvement Leads (DSIL) will graduate today from specialist dementia training programmes aimed at improving the care and support for people li...

Publication Enhanced Practice Resource

This learning resource is for people with dementia, their families and carers working at Enhanced Dementia Practice Level as identified within Promoting Excellence: a framework for all health and soci...

PressRelease Scotland's Dementia Awards 2018 Winners Announced

The winners of Scotland’s Dementia Awards 2018 have been announced today (World Alzheimer’s Day, 21 September), following a ceremony held at the Glasgow Marriott Hotel.

PressRelease Driving Improvements in Specialist Dementia Care

The report highlights the achievements of participants from three cohorts of the NES Dementia Specialist Improvement Lead (DSIL) programme between 2014 and 2020.

PressRelease Scotland's leading dementia projects recognised in 2019 Awards shortlist

Scotland’s Dementia Awards, a partnership between Alzheimer Scotland, NHS Education for Scotland and the Scottish Social Services Council, today (22 July 2019) announce the finalists of the eighth ann...

PressRelease Caring for Smiles to celebrate 10 years in 2020

A 10th anniversary educational event hosted by NES is planned for 30 September 2020 which will build on the success of the programme over the last 10 years and look forward to exciting new development...

PressRelease Preventing Infection in Care

Care home staff throughout Scotland are set to benefit from a free educational resource for prevention and control of infection. Developed by NHS Education for Scotland (NES) and Social Care and Soci...

PressRelease Scottish Ambulance Service Dementia Learning Resource Launched

Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) clinicians are set to benefit from a new resource on dementia which has been designed and developed by NHS Education for Scotland (NES) and SAS itself.