Dementia

Statistics publication from Alzheimer's Scotland on the number of people with dementia in Scotland.

Multimedia resource that will further understanding of views of dementia in the media; facts and common misconceptions about dementia; and common symptoms, clinical terminology and causes of symptoms.

Resource that provides a list of policy reports on the subject of dementia in Scotland.

An introduction to the Dementia Services Development Centre in Stirling. It describes a range of actions that can be taken to make life easier for people with dementia, including diet and creating dementia friendly architecture.

'Living Well with Dementia' sets out the government’s strategy for helping people with dementia and their carers over the next five years. Its aim is to ensure that significant improvements are made to dementia services across three key areas: awareness and understanding; earlier diagnosis and intervention; and quality of care. This briefing summarises the key points of the strategy, covering in greater depth elements which are relevant to the housing sector.