As part of its work to influence and shape international dementia policy, Alzheimer Scotland is a member of Alzheimer Europe.
Alzheimer Europe is an umbrella organisation of 36 Alzheimer associations from 31 countries across Europe. The organisation seeks to coordinate and develop the work of domestic Alzheimer's organisations, facilitate the exchange of knowledge between members and attempts to work with a range of officials within the European Union to shape policies which affects people living with dementia, their families and carers.
Alzheimer Europe also support the work of the European Working Group of People with Dementia (EWGPWD), who ensure that the activities, projects and meetings of Alzheimer Europe reflect the priorities and views of people with dementia. The group operates independently, with its own Board and agenda of activities with the Chairperson of the EWGPWD sitting on the Board of Alzheimer Europe.
Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI)
As part of its work to influence and shape international dementia policy, Alzheimer Scotland is a member of Alzheimer Disease International.
Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI) is the international federation of over 80 Alzheimer associations around the world, seeking to address dementia on an international level. The organisation has established official relations with the World Health Organization (WHO) and membership of the Non-Communicable Diseases Alliance (NCD Alliance).
In addition to its work internationally, the organisation supports Alzheimer associations at the domestic level to promote and offer care and support for people living with dementia, their families and carers.