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Advice and support for those affected by the Ukrainian crisis

This page has been set up in response to the crisis taking place in Ukraine. Here you can find an overview of resources and support for people who have been affected by the crisis, directly and indirectly. We will be adding to this page regularly.

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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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Screenshot of the ADI website

Welcome to our new website

We have a new website, with updated design and content. The site works better on mobile devices and brings together our resources, member information and programmes so they are easy to find.

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Designing to support dignity and independence

Fiona Walsh writes about designing around the different challenges a person with dementia may experience – and how these design decisions can have a significant impact on a person’s dignity and independence

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Hilary Doxford, Dementia Advocate

COVID-19 has just made the Mount Everest of social care twice as hard to climb

On World Alzheimer’s Day, Hilary Doxford, a dementia advocate and member of the 3 Nations Dementia Working Group and World Dementia Council, shares her views and experiences – as well as those of her friends and fellow advocates – of living with dementia in the UK during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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