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Dementia Services Development Centre -University of Stirling

CIH validated centre

This programme is validated by CIH as 'Supporting the Housing Profession'

Best Practice in Dementia Care: A Learning Programme for Housing Staff

  • Helps participants to achieve national and regional care standards
  • Explore how to provide the the best support and care for people with dementia in their home environment
  • Six month programme covering the following topics:
    • the person and dementia
    • person-centred care and building meaningful relationships
    • communication and behaviour
    • support for the person with dementia and their family/carers
    • health and well-being
    • legal aspects and issues in relation to demntia
  • Monthly group meetings (with colleagues and facilitator)
  • Self study with materials provided  
  • Become a student member of CIH while studying on the programme 

Visit the centre website for more details of the programme.

(Please note that this programme is not validated for Chartered membership). 


Centre details

Centre: Dementia Services Development Centre

Address: Iris Murdoch Building, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA

Contact: Lynsey Manson

Telephone: 01786 467732

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