Name of regional policy

National Dementia Strategy

Name of region

Scotland

Please briefly describe the policy

This strategy sets out the Scottish Government’s vision and key actions to transform dementia care and treatment in Scotland.

Is this policy about:
  • Both health and social care
  • Does this policy cover:
  • Both
  • Please categorise the policy using the following descriptors
  • Policy or operational framework to define standards for the quality of care ?Framework for diagnosis and patient/family support (for example, covering the provision of services such as memory clinics)Policy on individual choice and control (autonomy) in care and treatment decision-making. Policy on payment for care. Policy or regulations relating to residential care or nursing home supportSupport for independent living and community based care Support for end of life careEducation programmes for healthcare professionals and carersHealthcare policy for primary care (local doctor) or other community healthcare provision (such as nurses, chiropodists, health visitors) in relation to neurodegenerative conditions
  • Relevant web link to policy document

    http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2010/09/10151751/17

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