There are approximately 90,000 people living with dementia in Scotland.

The experience of the illness is subjective and unique to each individual. Effectively tackling the symptoms of dementia requires a coordinated range of health and social care interventions.

Consultation responses

Title Publish date Overview

International Longevity Centre - Dementia and Music

25 August 2017

Alzheimer Scotland responded to the International Longevity Centre-UK as part of their Commission to examine Music and Dementia

Social Security Committee - Social Security Bill

23 August 2017

Alzheimer Scotland's response to the Scottish Parliament's Social Security Committee as part of their call for evidence on the Scottish Government's Social Security (Scotland) Bill.

Health and Sport Committee - Draft Budget 2018/19

26 July 2017

Alzheimer Scotland's response to the Scottish Parliament's Health and Sport Committee as part of their call for evidence on the Scottish Government's Draft Budget 2017/18.

Scottish Government - Free Personal Care Feasibility Study

16 July 2017

Alzheimer Scotland's response to the Scottish Government's invitation to contribute to their feasibility study into the extension of Free Personal Care to people aged under 65.

Health and Sport Committee - Technology and Innovation in the NHS

10 July 2017

Alzheimer Scotland's response to the Scottish Parliament's Health and Sport Committee as part of their inquiry into Technology and Innovation in the NHS.

Health and Sport Commitee - IJB Consultation with Stakeholders

7 March 2017

Alzheimer Scotland's response to the Scottish Parliament's Health and Sport Committee as part of their inquiry into Integrated Joint Board consultation with stakeholders.

Health and Sport Commitee - Healthcare in Prisons

28 February 2017

Alzheimer Scotland's response to the Scottish Parliament's Health and Sport Committee as part of their inquiry into healthcare delivery in prisons.

Scottish Government - National Health and Social Care Standards

24 January 2017

Alzheimer Scotland's response to the Scottish Government consultation on the draft of the National Health and Social Care standards which will replace the existing National Care Standards.

Justice Committee - Demand-led Policing Inquiry

17 January 2017

Alzheimer Scotland's written submission to the Scottish Parliament's Justice Committee in advance of a roundtable session into demand-led policing.

Scottish Government - Social Security

28 October 2016

Alzheimer Scotland's response to the Scottish Government consultation on the devolution of some aspects of the social security system.

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