Purple Alert

Purple Alert is a free app designed by people living with dementia and carers, Alzheimer Scotland staff, Police Scotland, Social Work, Dementia Friends Scotland, Health and Social Care Partnerships and Telecare Services.

Purple Alert is a community minded app that helps to find a person with dementia, if they go missing.  This clip tells you more about Purple Alert.


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The Herbert Protocol

The Herbert Protocol

We think the Herbert Protocol is as important as Purple Alert.  The Herbert Protocol is a form designed to make sure that if someone goes missing, the Police can get access to important information about that person as soon as possible.   We highly recommend you print this form and fill it in with as much information as possible now, before a moment of crisis.  Then keep it in a safe place and give it to the Police if the person you're caring for goes missing. 

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How Purple Alert Uses Your Data

How Purple Alert Uses Your Data

It's important you know when and how your data is shared.

Download this diagram which explains how your data is used when you download Purple Alert. In addition, you can read the Purple Alert Privacy Policy.