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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 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 Good Oral Health in Care Homes

Dependent older people in care homes are set to benefit from oral care guidance launched today (26 September) by NHS Education for Scotland (NES), in conjunction with NHS Health Scotland. Caring for ...

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...

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 Promoting Excellence in Dementia Practice

An innovative educational poster highlighting the story of the Promoting Excellence workforce development programme from its creation by the Dementia Team leading to the ‘Promoting Excellence: A frame...

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.