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.
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.
In this press release, it is revealed that the World Alzheimer Report 2022 finds as many as 85 percent of people with dementia could be missing out on post-diagnosis care.
This is the press release for the World Alzheimer Report 2021 'Journey through the diagnosis of dementia'
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;…
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…
Press release on COVID-19 deaths and dementia