There are approximately 88,000 people with dementia in Scotland; 3,200 of whom are under the age of 65 years.

Policy reports

Title Publish date Overview

Delivering Integrated Dementia Care: The 8 Pillars Model of Community

1 September 2012

This report sets out an integrated and comprehensive, evidence-based approach to supporting people with dementia living at home during the moderate to severe stages of the illness.

Facing Dementia Together Project

1 July 2012

Piloting dementia post-diagnostic support in Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire

Five Pillars Model of Post Diagnostic Support

1 November 2011

Alzheimer Scotland’s Five Pillar Model of Post Diagnostic Support which sets out the five key elements which are essential to supporting people after their diagnosis.

Let's get personal - personalisation and dementia

7 June 2010

This report identifies the barriers that limit the wider implementation of personalisation and provides key recommendations that will enable the majority of people with dementia and their carers to personalise their care and support.

Meeting our needs: the level and quality of dementia support service

1 June 2008

This report is the outcome of a study investigating the views and experiences of people with dementia, carers and social work care managers across Scotland.

Dementia Epidemic

1 June 2007

The report highlights the large and rapidly-growing numbers of people with dementia in Scotland and the economic impact now and in the future.

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