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.

Website: http://www.bishopbriggs.e-dunbarton.sch.uk/page_viewer.asp?page=Community+Action+Cafe+2015&pid=440