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17. Bishopbriggs Academy community action project, Scotland

Where: Scotland

Who is involved: Bishopbriggs Academy and East Dumbartonshire dementia network.

Nature of activity: This project enables school pupils to undertake dementia informed training and encourages them to participate in intergenerational initiatives within Bishopbriggs supported by a local dementia action team. Pupils who have been trained have shown a real understanding of some of the issues older people and people with dementia face including losing touch with their community’ and now help to run a monthly community café.



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