Conference – Dementia Scotland 2013: a national priority

Dementia Scotland 2013: a national priority
21 October 2013, Surgeons’ Hall, Edinburgh

• Following the publication of Scotland’s second Dementia Strategy on Monday 3rd June 2013, there has never been a time of more public and political interest in dementia
• As part of the strategy, an action plan will be put in place to ensure people with dementia are treated with dignity and respect during all hospital stays
• We must embrace the process of redesign and transformation of services to ensure that we deliver services effectively and efficiently
• How will policies around personalisation, integration and funding of care and support improve the lives of those living with dementia and their families?

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Confirmed Speakers Include:

Jim Pearson
Deputy Director of Policy, Alzheimer Scotland

Phil Mackie
Lead Consultant, Scottish Public Health Network

Sandra Shafii
AHP Dementia Consultant, NHS Lanarkshire

Professor Lawrence Whalley
Professor Emeritus of Mental Health, University of Aberdeen

Janet Jadavji
Founder and CEO, Yecco

Ranald Mair
Chief Executive, Scottish Care
Scottish Dementia Working Group
National Dementia Carers Network

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At Dementia Scotland delegates will receive an update on the new Dementia Strategy, put into context by talks from people living with dementia and their carers. Understanding the needs and aspirations of these people is absolutely vital in responding to the challenge.

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