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.

Conversations with people with dementia and their families 

Let’s Talk About Dementia - June 2014

The Let's Talk About Dementia blog, hosted and supported by Alzheimer Scotland, and led by AHP colleagues was set up following Scotland’s Dementia Awareness Week (June 2014).
The blog shares the work and practice of AHPs in relation to dementia care. It will offer advice for people living with dementia, their carers, partners and families, as well as for health and social care professionals.

Let's Talk About Dementia Blog - www.letstalkaboutdementia.wordpress.com
 
Scottish Dementia Working Group: What’s important to me.

As part of this, AHP Blog card to advertise the blog and the thoughts and contributions of the group were recorded.

Connecting people through conversation and inquiry -August 2015

To help inform the Commitment 4 work, us do this we invited people living with dementia and their families to share their thoughts with AHPs to inform the future work of AHPs in Scotland’s dementia care.

 Connecting People Through Conversations

Dementia Awareness Week - June 2015

This is me/What's important to me - October 2015

As part of this work, in October 2015, a vlog called “This is Me” by Henry Rankin, Chair of the Scottish Dementia Working Group, was published. Further details are available here

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