About Us

The Dementia Services Development Trust is a charity administered by trustees. It exists to extend and improve services for people with dementia and their carers.

What work does the Trust support?

We have supported a wide variety of projects and initiatives over the last 25 years including:

  • providing education and training programmes for front-line staff across the UK
  • offering information and events for carers
  • supporting international efforts to improve the lives of people with dementia
  • developing publications and educational events focused on improving the design of buildings and the environment the Iris Murdoch Building at the University of Stirling, with its award-winning Design and Technology Suite – a showcase for design and technology ideas to meet the practical needs of people with dementia
  • funding and continuing to provide support for the Dementia Services Development Centre website and online activities
  • creating practical programmes to make communities more dementia-friendly

How can you show your support?

Donate here.

The Trust’s downloadable e-booklet gives more information on the Trust and how your support can help make a difference.

For any further information, to make a donation or discuss a legacy please contact the Trust Administrator at

Thank you for your support.