The Malta Dementia Society was founded by Charles Scerri, Stephen Abela and Mark Xuereb in 2004 and has been a member of ADI since 2006.
The association is based in Msida, Malta.
The Malta Dementia Society has been instrumental in raising awareness of dementia in Malta. It has also had a strong collaborative effort with the government leading to a national dementia strategy.
The association is also a member of Alzheimer Europe.
Some of the services provided by the association include:
- Caregiver meetings
- Dementia Care Training
- Educational events
- Memory Cafes (Although the Dementia Society does not run Memory Cafes directly, it collaborates with the government in organising such activities)
- Resources (fact sheets, reading materials)
- Support groups
- Training for carers