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.

Collaboration with health and social care staff

National Engagement - Events and Films

The films can be found here.  

  1. Supporting people with dementia: A Supported self-management master class with Dr Claire Craig 15 March 2011.
  2. Actions on Dementia : Dr Laura Gitlin’s keynote address on nonpharmacological interventions 31 July 2012.
  3. Communicating and Making Connections in Dementia for over 200 occupational therapy students 8 October 2013.
  4. Working with people living with dementia Contribution of occupational therapy  14 May 2014.
  5. Connecting people, connecting support A one day conversation celebrating the best in Supported Self-Management for people with dementia and co-creating the future direction 22 September 2014.
  6. Connecting people, connecting support Home Based Memory Rehabilitation 12 May 2016.

Three national AHP publications developed 2014 

These publications highlight work carried out by AHPs in delivering improvement for people living with dementia and those who care for them, in different settings and environments.

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