Alzheimer Scotland could not be a force for change without the support and work of our members, people with dementia, their families and carers to help.

Campaigning

Whether through awareness raising, campaigning during an election or meeting with decision-makers and elected officials, our campaigning work is always more effective, more persuasive  and more meaningful when it comes from people sharing their lived experience.

Local Campaigning

Alzheimer Scotland has more than 20 campaigning of people with dementia and carers Scotland, who are involved with our public policy work locally. 

Each group works differently, setting their own priorities and interest on which they want to campaign. Some groups primarily are interested in awareness raising in their locality, whilst some focus on contributing to Alzheimer Scotland's internal work.

If you would like to find out if there is a campaigning group in your area, please contact the Dementia Advisor in your area. You can find out who that is by clicking this link.

National Campaigning

If you are a person with dementia

You may be interested in the work of the Scottish Dementia Working Group (SDWG): The independent voice of people with dementia within Alzheimer Scotland. The Group is run for, and by, people with dementia.

Find out more about the Scottish Dementia Working Group. 

If you care for, or previously cared for a person with dementia

Alzheimer Scotland’s National Dementia Carers Action Network (NDCAN) is a national campaigning and awareness raising group whose members all have experience of caring for someone with dementia.

Find out more about the National Dementia Carers Action Network

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