‘Live Well in Later Life’
‘Live Well in Later Life’, Edinburgh’s Joint Commissioning Plan for Older People 2012-2022 covers care and support services to older people over 65 years of age, which are delivered by the following partners: City of Edinburgh Council NHS Lothian voluntary sector providers independent sector providers The plan outlines the partnership’s vision for the next ten… Read more »
Productive Citizenship: Age Scotland Regional Assemblies 2013
Age Scotland ran four regional assemblies across the country from August to October 2013 for their members.
The National Evaluation of Peer Support Networks and Dementia Advisers
The findings of the Healthbridge evaluation report into peer support networks and dementia advisers. Clarke C, Keyes S, Wilkinson H and Alexjuk J (2013). The National Evaluation of Peer Support Networks and Dementia Advisers in implementation of the National Dementia Strategy for England, a Department of Health Policy Research Programme Project.
Information in dementia care
Providing information is a core focus of policy and practice in dementia care. Information is a vehicle through which people can be enabled or disabled, so it is essential that we ensure that information is available in a way that is accessible and relevant for people with dementia and that it enables personal aspiration and… Read more »
Meeting of the Advisory Council on Alzheimer’s: Minnesota State Plan
ACT on Alzheimer’s was one of three locale-specific efforts nationwide to participate in the April 29 meeting of the Advisory Council on Alzheimer’s Research, Care, and Services of the National Alzheimer’s Project Act (NAPA).
World Alzheimer Report 2012 (Summary Sheet)
While public awareness of the existence of dementia has increased, that has not, as yet, led to a greater acceptance of individuals who are coping with dementia. The World Alzheimer Report 2012, published by Alzheimer’s Disease International, looks at overcoming the stigma of dementia.
World Alzheimer Report 2012: Overcoming the stigma of dementia
The World Alzheimer Report 2012, released on 21 September 2012 by Alzheimer’s Disease International, shares results from a worldwide survey conducted with people with dementia and carers on their personal experiences of stigma.