Shotts to become Scotland’s first dementia-friendly prison



HMP Shotts in Lanarkshire is set to be one of the first prison services in Scotland to become dementia friendly by the end of the year.
Alzheimer Scotland has been working with staff and prisoners at HMP Shotts to stage Dementia Friends workshops and information sessions with staff to help raise awareness of dementia, to support the ageing prison population and inform staff of the illness which is set to double in a generation.
Scott Cringles, skills and employability unit manager at Shotts, said: “HMP Shotts is really proud to be the first prison in Scotland to link in with Alzheimer... read more

 
13 October 2016 in Health, Views: 36
Source: Scotsman
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