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

Healthcare Improvement Scotland - OPAC Standards

30 December 2014

Alzheimer Scotland's response to Healthcare Improvement Scotland's consultation on the review of its clinical standards for Older People in Acute Care (OPAC) settings.

Scottish Government - Statutory Duty of Candour

30 December 2014

Alzheimer Scotland's response to the Scottish Government's consultation on a proposed statutory duty of candour for all providers of health and social care services.

Scottish Government - Wilful Neglect and Ill-Treatment Offence

30 December 2014

Alzheimer Scotland's response to the Scottish Government's consultation on a proposed offence of wilful neglect or ill-treatment.

Scottish Government - Review of the National Care Standards

23 September 2014

Alzheimer Scotland's response to the Scottish Government's consultation on the review of the National Care Standards.

UK Government -Personal Independence Payment -First Independent Review

5 September 2014

Alzheimer Scotland's response to the Department for Work and Pensions first independent review of the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) assessment.

Scottish Government - PBJWA Regulations - Set Two

31 July 2014

Alzheimer Scotland's response to the Scottish Government's consultation on Set Two of the Public Bodies (Joint Working) Act.

Scottish Government - Regulations relating the Care Act 2014

24 July 2014

Alzheimer Scotland's response to the Scottish Government's consultation on regulation relating to the Care Act 2014.

Scottish Government - PBJWA Regulations - Set One

4 July 2014

Alzheimer Scotland's response to the Scottish Government's consultation on Set One of the Public Bodies (Joint Working) Act.

Scottish Government-Prevention & Management of Falls in the Community

16 June 2014

Alzheimer Scotland's response to the Scottish Government's consultation on "Prevention and Management of Falls in the Community: A Framework for Action for Scotland 2014/2015".

Health and Sport Committee - Assisted Suicide Bill

6 June 2014

Alzheimer Scotland's response to the Health and Sport Committee's call for evidence on the Assisted Suicide Bill brought forward as a Private Members Bill.

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