Dementia Strategy Launched in Scotland

by Kathy Jones on  June 1, 2010 at 11:23 PM Mental Health News
RSS Email Print This Page Comment
A new strategy to deal with dementia is being launched in Scotland.

Under the new strategy, the Scottish government will continnue to support research efforts for dementia and also try to frame national care standards for management of the disease.
 Dementia Strategy Launched in Scotland
Dementia Strategy Launched in Scotland
Advertisement

"People with dementia must not only ensure the very best clinical care but must be treated with respect and dignity at all times, and these standards will enshrine our belief that this has to happen for every patient, every time," said Public Health Minister Shona Robison."This strategy - Scotland's first - is desperately needed. "

Advertisement
The new strategy will map out ways to give better care for dementia sufferers and also initiate better hospital care and give more support after diagnosis. It is estimated that 71,000 people in Scotland have dementia.


Source: Medindia
Advertisement

Post your Comments

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
* Your comment can be maximum of 2500 characters
Notify me when reply is posted
I agree to the terms and conditions

More News on:

Alzheimers Disease Dementia Vascular Dementia 
Advertisement

News A - Z

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

News Search

Medindia Newsletters

Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!

Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Advertisement

Advertisement
Advertisement

Stay Connected

  • Available on the Android Market
  • Available on the App Store

Facebook

News Category

News Archive