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Iceland

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

National Alzheimer Association

The Alzheimer Association of Iceland provides the following services and support to people with dementia and their carers.

Helpline

 

Information activities (newsletters, publications)

x

Website

x

Awareness campaigns

x

Legal advice

 

Care coordination/Case management

x

Home help (cleaning, cooking, shopping)

 

Home care (personal hygiene, medication)

 

Incontinence help

 

Assistive technologies / ICT solutions

x

Tele Alarm

 

Adaptations to the home

 

Meals on wheels

 

Counselling

x

Support groups for people with dementia

 

Alzheimer cafes

x

Respite care at home (Sitting service etc.)

 

Holidays for carers

 

Training for carers

 

Support groups for carers

 

Day care

x

Residential/Nursing home care

 

Palliative care

 

Acknowledgements

Fanney Proppé Eiríksdóttir, Chairperson, The Alzheimer’s Association of Iceland (FAAS)

 

 
 

Last Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2014

 

 
  • Acknowledgements

    The above information was published in the 2013 Dementia in Europe Yearbook as part of Alzheimer Europe's 2013 Work Plan which received funding from the European Union in the framework of the Health Programme.
  • European Union
 
 

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