17. Bishopbriggs Academy community action project, 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.