Developing your knowledge and skills for working with people who live with dementia
Do you work with people who live with dementia? SSSC have an online resource to help social workers and other professionals implement the Promoting Excellence learning framework and the Standards of Care for Dementia in Scotland within their practice.
This is a detailed and focused learning resource which is ideal if you want to develop more knowledge and skills for working with people who live with dementia.
You will find the link to the Enhanced dementia practice for social workers resource below.
Shared by NQSWs
- NQSWs told us they liked to use Alzheimer Scotland resources
- These cover many aspects of daily living for individuals and carers
References and links
Please remember that if you click on these links they will take you to information and resourcs that are external to the SSSC NQSW website.
This is a specific learning resource for social workers which you can access from SSSC Enhanced dementia practice for social workers
The resource is currently being updated so you can let us know if you find any broken links.
For general introductory information about dementia, you can find links to guides and strategy from Public Health Scotland Public health Scotland Dementia Information
We’d also recommend the Psychology of Dementia team at NES and the resource Promoting Psychological Wellbeing people with dementia
Our new online guide for Dementia Ambassadors and other supporting people living with dementia can be found here Information and advice for Dementia Ambassadors