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 - Carers Charter

20 October 2017

Alzheimer Scotland responded to the Scottish Government as part of their consultation on a draft of the Carers Charter, which related to the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016.

Scottish Health Council - Future Role

17 October 2017

Alzheimer Scotland responded to the Scottish Health Council's consultation on its future role in involving people who with experience of using health and social care services.

Members Bill - Free Personal Care Extension

6 October 2017

Alzheimer Scotland responded to a Members Bill proposing to extend Free Person Care to people aged under 65.

Scottish Government - Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 Regulations

27 September 2017

Alzheimer Scotland responded to the Scottish Government as part of their consultation on regulations relating to the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016

International Longevity Centre - Dementia and Music

25 August 2017

Alzheimer Scotland responded to the International Longevity Centre-UK as part of their Commission to examine Music and Dementia

Social Security Committee - Social Security Bill

23 August 2017

Alzheimer Scotland's response to the Scottish Parliament's Social Security Committee as part of their call for evidence on the Scottish Government's Social Security (Scotland) Bill.

Health and Sport Committee - Draft Budget 2018/19

26 July 2017

Alzheimer Scotland's response to the Scottish Parliament's Health and Sport Committee as part of their call for evidence on the Scottish Government's Draft Budget 2017/18.

Scottish Government - Free Personal Care Feasibility Study

16 July 2017

Alzheimer Scotland's response to the Scottish Government's invitation to contribute to their feasibility study into the extension of Free Personal Care to people aged under 65.

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.

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