BBC Launch New Dementia Resources

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In a collaboration with a number of partners including the Alzheimer Scotland Centre for Policy and Practice, based in the Caird Building at Hamilton and the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health the BBC has launched a range of prograames and two new online tools to mark Dementia Awareness weeks around the UK.

The tools – RemArc and Your Memories – have been developed by the BBC to help trigger conversations and memories among those living with dementia. The BBC has worked in collaboration with various charities in the lead up to there new season of programming, including Alzheimer Scotland our partners, the NHS and the University of the West of Scotland and the Universities of Dundee and St Andrews in developing the resources. For full details see:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/latestnews/2016/dementia-season

The RemArc resources are available at

http://www.bbc.co.uk/taster/projects/remarc

“Your Memories” can be accessed at:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/taster/projects/your-memories

Please go and try them out and you can let us know what you think by commenting here.

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