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 - 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.

Scottish Public Services Ombudsman - Scottish Welfare Fund

10 December 2015

Alzheimer Scotland's response to the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman's consultation on its proposals for an appeals process for local authority decision making with regards to the Scottish Welfare Fund.

Healthcare Improvement Scotland - Healthcare Review

29 September 2015

Alzheimer Scotland's respones to the Healthcare Improvement Scotland's consultation on its review of approaches to healthcare reviews in acute settings.

Scottish Government - Scottish Welfare Fund

1 September 2015

Alzheimer Scotland's response to the Scottish Government's Consultation on secondary legislation accompanying the Scottish Welfare Fund Act 2015.

Welfare Reform Committee - Future of Social Security

14 August 2015

Alzheimer Scotland's response to the Scottish Parliament's Welfare Reform Committee call for evidence on the Future of Social Security in Scotland.

Health and Sport Committee - Carers Bill

4 May 2015

Alzheimer Scotland's response to the Scottish Parliament's Health and Sport Committee call for evidence on the Carers (Scotland) Bill.

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service - Ageing Safely Framework

23 March 2015

Alzheimer Scotland's response to the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service's draft 'Ageing Safely, Living Well' framework.

Equal Opportunities Committee - Social Isolation

13 March 2015

Alzheimer Scotland's response to the Scottish Parliament's Equal Opportunities Committee call for evidence on social isolation.

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