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#WhatsYourPlan

To date, only 37 of 194 countries that signed up to implement the WHO Global action plan on dementia have created and funded national dementia plans. Our new campaign aims to galvanise and encourage more governments to develop national dementia plans following their 2017 commitment.

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Young onset dementia and post-diagnostic support

In this blog from Samantha Loi of the Australian Young Onset Dementia Special Interest Group (YOD-SIG), Samantha examines the complexities experienced by people living with young onset dementia when accessing post-diagnostic care, support and treatment.

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People with dementia must be priority for COVID-19 vaccine access

People with dementia must be included in the priority groups for new COVID-19 vaccines, both in care homes and at home, say Alzheimer’s Disease International People with dementia are being disproportionately affected by COVID-19 and amongst most vulnerable in society Recent studies show COVID-19 deaths disproportionately affecting people with dementia;…

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Dementia design 30 years behind, condition must be recognised as disability

Dementia design in built environment is 30 years behind physical disabilities movement ADI calls on governments to embed design in their national dementia responses under the Convention on the Rights for Persons with Disabilities Dementia design follows simple principles, is cost effective and dramatically improves enjoyment and safety of built environment…

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