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

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.

Scottish Government - Mental Health Act 2015 (Implementation) Part 2

17 October 2016

Alzheimer Scotland's response to part two of the Scottish Government consultation on the implementation of the Mental Health (Scotland) Act 2015.

UN Human Rights Council - Universal Periodic Review

22 September 2016

Alzheimer Scotland's submission to the United Nations Human Rights Council's 3rd Cycle of the Universal Periodic Review.

Scottish Government - Mental Health Strategy

16 September 2016

Alzheimer Scotland's submission to the Scottish Government consultation on its '10 Year Vision' for Mental Health in Scotland.

British Institute of Human Rights - Call for Evidence

11 July 2016

Alzheimer Scotland's response to the British Institute of Human Rights (BIHR) call for evidence to inform its shadow report, as part of the Universal Period Review process.

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