Dementia Champions Cohort 9
National Conference and Dementia Champions Graduation Event
Edinburgh, 13 March 2019
93 students from the ninth cohort of health and social service Dementia Champions graduated on 13 March 2019 bringing the total number of graduates since the programme began in 2011 to 950. The latest cohort boasts representatives from 12 health boards and 15 social service organisations across Scotland.
The Dementia Champions programme is part of the NES and SSSC Promoting Excellence workforce development programme. This programme supports the implementation of the national knowledge and skills framework for staff working with people with dementia, extends the reach of workforce learning and training opportunities and supports improvements across Scotland’s Dementia Strategy priority areas.
The champions graduating from NHS Fife include Morven Clark (Community Staff Nurse DWF), Julie Gibson (Staff Nurse Ward 32 VHK), Carole Landale (Staff Nurse Ward 1 SACH), Christine Mann (Physiotherapist Balfour Rehab Unit), Roma Stewart (Occupational Therapist SACH) and Doris Syme (Staff Nurse Wellesley Unit RWMH).