Prime Minister’s Dementia Challenge: Progress Report (Department of Health)

[A version of this item features in Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust), Volume 3 Issue 4, November 2012].

Summary

This progress report provides an overview and update on progress to-date covering the first 7 months of the Prime Minister’s Dementia Challenge. The report, entitled “The Prime Minister’s challenge on dementia. Delivering major improvements in dementia care and research by 2015: A report of progress”, outlines the aims, achievements and ambitions of the challenge’s three champion groups:

  1. Dementia Health and Care Champion Group: co-chaired by: Sir Ian Carruthers (NHS South West) and Sarah Pickup (ADASS). See Health and Care: Progress.
  2. Dementia Friendly Communities Champion Group: co-chaired by: Jeremy Hughes (Alzheimer’s Society) and Angela Rippon. See Dementia Friendly Communities: Progress.
  3. Research Champion Group: led by the Ministerial Advisory Group on Dementia Research (MAGDR) and co-chaired by Dame Sally C. Davies and Sir Mark Walport (Wellcome Trust). See Better Research: Progress.

Read more: Dementia challenge progress report published. Department of Health.

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Reference

Prime Minister’s challenge on dementia. Delivering major improvements in dementia care and research by 2015: A report of progress. London: Department of Health, November 2012.

There is also an Executive Summary.

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