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Policy watch


In this section you can find articles on National Dementia Plans and other national policy developments, as well as on European and Global policy developments.

30/03/2018 Alzheimer Research UK publishes report on implementing future dementia treatments
26/03/2018 One year on from launch of Global plan on dementia, ADI invites governments to share knowledge and best practices
26/03/2018 A draft National Dementia Plan is on the horizon for Turkey
22/03/2018 Voices of people with dementia and carers crucial in informing policy on safeguarding vulnerable adults in Ireland
21/03/2018 The Ministry of Health and local institutions update on the implementation of the National Dementia Plan for Luxembourg
13/03/2018 World Dementia Council welcomes new Chair and launches translations of its Global Care Statement in Tokyo
12/03/2018 Further investment announced for UK Dementia Research Institute
07/03/2018 Ireland ratifies the UN Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities (CRPD)
14/02/2018 Wales launches Dementia Action Plan 2018-2022 with dedicated budget of GBP10 million a year
08/02/2018 All-Party Group on Dementia Hosts Awareness Session in Irish Parliament
24/01/2018 Global community backs inclusion of dementia in WHO programme
24/01/2018 Key findings of NHS Scotland Dementia Post-Diagnostic Support review published
21/01/2018 Important step towards the recognition of dementia as a disability-UK Government consultation on blue badge scheme to be extended to cover autism and dementia
18/01/2018 Council of Europe promotes the right of older persons to dignity and autonomy in care
16/01/2018 Portugal reviews implementation of Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, petition calls for new legal framework