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.

Policy reports

Title Publish date Overview

Evaluation of AHP Dementia Consultants

15 February 2016

Commissioned research evaluating the impact of the AHP Dementia Consultants.

Enhanced Sensory Day Care

22 April 2015

Developing a new model of day care for people in the advanced stage of dementia: a pilot study

Delivering Integrated Dementia Care: The 8 Pillars Model of Community

1 September 2012

This report sets out an integrated and comprehensive, evidence-based approach to supporting people with dementia living at home during the moderate to severe stages of the illness.

Facing Dementia Together Project

1 July 2012

Piloting dementia post-diagnostic support in Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire

Five Pillars Model of Post Diagnostic Support

1 November 2011

Alzheimer Scotland’s Five Pillar Model of Post Diagnostic Support which sets out the five key elements which are essential to supporting people after their diagnosis.

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