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Scotland’s Second National Dementia Strategy: 2013-16

Summary Scotland’s second National Dementia Strategy builds upon and develops the first one published in 2010. A total of 17 commitments are specified, with the intention of improving: the quality of dementia services, timely diagnosis rates and standards of care … Continue reading

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Unlocking Early Diagnosis: Improving the Lives of People With Dementia (All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia / Alzheimer’s Society)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 12, July 2012]. Summary Approximately just 43% of people with dementia in the UK receive a formal diagnosis and previous research has shown that … Continue reading

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