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Appendix

2013: National policies covering the care and support of people with dementia and their carers

Which social and healthcare professionals provide care and support

The responses in the following table provide a general overview whereby a tick indicates that the social or healthcare professionals are involved in some way in the provision of care and support to people with dementia in residential care or at home (not medical treatment). Please check the relevant country report for full details as there may be limitations to the response given. Please also see the key at the end of this section for details of the codes used for each country.

 

AU

BUL

CZ

DK

FIN

FR

GER

GR

IRE

IT

JER

LITH

LUX

MAL

NL

NOR

POR

ROM

SLV

SWE

SWI

TUR

UK (E.W.NI)

UK (SC)

Nursing staff

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

x

x

x

x

x

x

Auxiliary staff

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

x

x

x

x

x

x

Allied health professionals

x

 

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

x

 

x

x

x

x

x

x

Specialists

 

 

 

 

 

x

x

x

x

 

 

 

x

x

x

 

 

 

 

x

x

x

 

 

General practitioners

 

 

 

x

 

x

x

x

x

x

 

 

x

 

x

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

x

Other

x

x

x

x

 

 

x

 

 

x

 

 

x

 

x

 

x

x

 

x

 

 

 

x

Where people with dementia receive care and support

The responses in the following table provide a general overview whereby a tick indicates that people with dementia either live at home or in certain types of establishments. Please check the relevant country report for an indication of estimates of the percentage of people with dementia in each type of living arrangement. Please also see the key at the end of this section for details of the codes used for each country.

 

AU

BE

BUL

CRO

CZ

DK

FIN

FR

GER

GR

IRE

IT

JER

LITH

LUX

MAL

NL

NOR

POR

SLV

SWE

SWI

TUR

UK (E,W,NI)

UK (SC)

At home (alone)

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

At home (with relatives or friends)

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

At home (with other pwd)

x

x

 

 

x

x

 

x

x

 

 

 

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

 

 

 

x

x

In general residential homes

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

x

x

x

x

x

 

x

x

 

 

x

x

x

x

In specialised res. homes for pwd

x

x

x

x

 

x

x

x

x

 

 

 

x

 

x

 

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

x

x

In general nursing homes

x

x

 

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

In specialised nursing homes for pwd

x

x

 

x

 

x

x

x

x

 

 

x

x

 

x

 

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

In hospitals

 

 

 

 

x

 

P

x

x

 

x

 

x

x

 

x

x

 

x

x

 

 

 

x

x

In psychiatric establishments

x

x

x

x

 

x

 

 

x

x

x

 

 

x

x

x

x

 

x

x

 

 

x

 

x

Other

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Services and support offered by Alzheimer associations in different countries

In some cases, further information/notes have been given concerning services provided (e.g. where there are conditions, or where data is missing). For these specifications, please refer to the information contained in the national report for each country.

 

AU

BE

BUL

CRO

CYP

CZ

DK

FIN

FR

GER

GR

ICE

IRE

IT

JER

LUX

MAL

NL

NOR

POL

POR

ROM

SLK

SLV

SWE

SWI

TUR

UK (E,W,NI)

UK (SC)

Helpline

 

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

x

x

x

 

x

x

x

x

 

 

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

Information activities (newsletters, publications)

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

Website

x

x

x

x

 

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

Awareness campaigns

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

Legal advice

x

 

x

x

x

 

 

x

x

x

x

 

x

x

 

 

 

x

 

x

x

 

 

x

x

x

x

 

 

Care coordination/Case management

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

x

x

x

x

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

Home help (cleaning, cooking, shopping)

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

x

Home care (personal hygiene, medication)

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

x

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

x

 

 

x

x

x

Incontinence help

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

Assistive technologies / ICT solutions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

x

x

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

x

x

Tele Alarm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AU

BE

BUL

CRO

CYP

CZ

DK

FIN

FR

GER

GR

ICE

IRE

IT

JER

LUX

MAL

NL

NOR

POL

POR

ROM

SLK

SLV

SWE

SWI

TUR

UK (E,W,NI)

UK (SC)

Adaptations to the home

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

x

 

Meals on wheels

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

Counselling

x

x

 

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

x

x

 

 

 

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

x

Support groups for people with dementia

x

 

 

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

x

x

x

 

 

 

x

 

x

x

 

x

x

x

x

x

x

Alzheimer cafes

x

x

 

x

 

 

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

x

x

x

 

x

 

 

x

x

x

x

x

x

Respite care at home (Sitting service etc)

 

 

 

 

x

x

 

x

x

x

 

 

x

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

x

Holidays for carers

x

 

 

 

 

 

x

x

x

x

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

x

x

x

x

Training for carers

x

x

 

x

 

 

x

x

x

x

x

 

x

x

x

 

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

Support groups for carers

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

x

x

x

 

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

Day care

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

x

 

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

 

 

 

x

x

x

x

x

 

 

x

x

x

Residential/Nursing home care

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

x

x

 

 

 

 

 

x

x

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

Palliative care

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

x

 

 
 

Last Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2014

 

 
 

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