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Social Services Knowledge Scotland - care for older people
This portal provides information, resources and education for health and social care staff who support older people in Scotland
Dementia NHS Scoland Managed Knowledge network
NHS Scotland Dementia Managed Knowledge Network (MKN). For anyone with an interest in the health and social care of people with dementia. Provides information, resources and opportunities for discussion.
Social care institute for excellence (SCIE) - Dementia Gateway
For those working with people with dementia, the site provides practical tips, tools, activities and information.
Assistive Technology for Dementia
Website containing information about assistive technology and dementia. Produced by the Trent Dementia Services Development Centre
Dementia Services Development Centre
Based at the University of Stirling the DSDC provides education, training, consultancy and undertakes research in all aspects of dementia.
Charity working to improve the quality of life for people with dementia in Scotland.
Community Hospitals and Intermediate Care Networks
From NHS Education for Scotland, this website is designed for anyone working in intermediate care in Scotland. It contains a wealth of useful information relating to dementia, including the Dementia Resource Package. An NHS Scotland Athens account is required for full access to the resources contained in the Resources Library, however a lot of the content on this site is freely available.
Research Ethics Guidebook
From the Economic and Social Research Council, the Researcher Development Institute and the Institute of Education, this guide is designed to help social scientists navigate the ethical procedures associated with research. Topics include writing a proposal, receiving funding and applying for ethics approval. For more information about research ethics see about separate research guide "Research Ethics."
Useful resource for tracing publications on topics relating to aging, gerontology and the elderly. This resource does not provide the full text or links via Find@Stir. Please check the Library Catalogue to see whether the Library has the report / book / article you require.
Website with information and advice on aging.
UK information on Aging and information on dementia.