Dementia 2015 UK Policy Report: Improving the Quality of Life for People with Dementia (Alzheimer’s Society)

Summary

The Alzheimer’s Society’s fourth annual report exploring the quality of life for people with dementia (and their families and carers) in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, is entitled “Dementia 2015: Aiming higher to transform lives is in England”.

This document presents the results of the Alzheimer’s Society’s annual survey of people with dementia and their carers, plus a survey of GPs, and assesses how to improve dementia care and support services in future. Priorities are summarised as follows:

  1. Development of a national, fully funded action plan to deliver the Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia 2020.
  2. Working towards better risk management.
  3. Improving diagnosis and transforming post-diagnosis support.
  4. Supporting carers.
  5. Delivering dementia-friendly health and care settings.
  6. Improving dementia education, training and workforce development.
  7. Delivering further dementia-friendly communities.
  8. Promoting the role of the UK as a world leader in dementia research.

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Reference

Dementia 2015. London: Alzheimer’s Society, July 2015.

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Reference

Kane, M. [and] Terry, G. (2015). Dementia 2015: Aiming higher to transform lives. London: Alzheimer’s Society, July 7th 2015.

Dementia Manifesto for the 2015 General Election (APPG on Dementia)

There is considerable internal consistency and policy continuity in the above report with the APPG on Dementia’s earlier Dementia Manifesto 2015. The Alzheimer’s Society provides the Secretariat to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia.

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All party parliamentary group on dementia: five dementia priorities for the next Government. London: Alzheimer’s Society / All Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia, January 28th 2015.

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