This paper will form the basis of Scotland’s next three-year National Dementia Strategy which will be published later this year. Some of the key messages from the Scottish Government were to:
continue to focus on national and local human-rights based approach to improving dementia diagnosis rates and services
continue to national focus on supporting the roll out and embedding of good quality and consistent post-diagnostic support
prioritise and design a specific national focus on dementia palliative and end of life care
You can read the full paper online which also mentions Dementia Carer Voices and how our project helps facilitate direct involvement and experience of people with dementia and their carers in the implementation of policy, and improvements in practice.