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

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.

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.

Scottish Government - Mental Health Act 2015 (Implementation) Pt.1

6 June 2016

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

Scottish Government - Adults with Incapacity amendments

4 April 2016

Alzheimer Scotland's response to the Scottish Government consultation on the Scottish Law Commission report on the Adult with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000.

Scottish Government - Delivery Plan UNCRPD

18 January 2016

Alzheimer Scotland's response to the Scottish Government consultation on its draft delivery plan for the United Nations Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities (UNCRPD).

Care Inspectorate - National Care Standards

10 December 2015

Alzheimer Scotland's response to the Care Inspectorate's consultation on the first draft of the overarching principles for the new National Care Standards.

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