Policy and Practice

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Posted: June 3, 2014

‘Live Well in Later Life’

Glenda Watt

‘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 »

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Posted: June 3, 2014

Productive Citizenship: Age Scotland Regional Assemblies 2013

Glenda Watt

Age Scotland ran four regional assemblies across the country from August to October 2013 for their members.

Posted: May 29, 2014

The National Evaluation of Peer Support Networks and Dementia Advisers

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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.

Posted: May 29, 2014

Information in dementia care

EvaJoanna Alexjuk

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 »

Posted: May 28, 2014

Meeting of the Advisory Council on Alzheimer’s: Minnesota State Plan

Olivia Mastry

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).

Posted: May 27, 2014

World Alzheimer Report 2012 (Summary Sheet)

Nicole Batsch

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.

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Posted: May 27, 2014

World Alzheimer Report 2012: Overcoming the stigma of dementia

Nicole Batsch

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.