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 Legislation Consultation

25 April 2014

Alzheimer Scotland's response to the Scottish Government's consultation on proposals for legislation to support and improve outcomes for carers.

Scottish Government - Mental Health Bill

1 April 2014

Alzheimer Scotland's response to the Scottish Government's consultation on proposals for a Mental Health (Scotland) Bill.

Scottish Government - Scottish Welfare Fund

6 February 2014

Alzheimer Scotland's response to the Scottish Government's consultation on the Scottish Welfare fund.

G8 Summit on Dementia

16 October 2013

Alzheimer Scotland's response to the UK Government's consultation on dementia research in the run-up to the G8 dementia summit on 11 December 2013.

Chief Scientist Office - Support Structure Changes

21 August 2013

Alzheimer Scotland's response to the Chief Scientist Office's change to the support structures for NHS Research in Scotland.

Social Care (Self-directed Support) (Scotland) Act 2013

9 July 2013

A collaborative response to the Scottish Government's consultation on draft statutory guidance and regulations to accompany the Social Care (Self-directed Support) (Scotland) Act 2013.

'Christie Commission' on the future delivery of public services

3 December 2012

Alzheimer Scotland's response to the Christie Commission's (Commission on the future delivery of public service) investigation into the future delivery of public services.

Disability Living Allowance reform

3 December 2012

Alzheimer Scotland's response to the UK Government's consultation on reform if the Disability Living Allowance.

Information Services Division on Quality Outcome Measures

3 December 2012

Alzheimer Scotland's response to the Information Services Division's consultation on the proposals to Quality Outcome Measure 10: ‘Percentage of last 6 months of life spent at home or in a community setting’.

Health & Sport Committee inquiry into regulation of care

15 October 2012

Alzheimer Scotland's response to the Scottish Parliament's Health and Sport Committee call for evidence on the regulation of care for older people.

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