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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-03531: Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western)

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Date lodged: 6 October 2016

To ask the Scottish Government what guidance there is on the level of training required by nursing staff working with people with dementia.

Answered by: Maureen Watt 26 October 2016

The Promoting Excellence dementia skills and knowledge framework for health and social care staff provides baseline, enhanced and expert training for nursing and other staff working with people with dementia and covers education, pre-registration training and on-going staff development.

The Scottish Government provides on-going national funding for the implementation of the framework.