Name of regional policy
National Dementia Strategy
Please briefly describe the policy
This strategy sets out the Scottish Government’s vision and key actions to transform dementia care and treatment in Scotland.
Is this policy about:Both health and social care
Does this policy cover:Both
Please categorise the policy using the following descriptorsPolicy or operational framework to define standards for the quality of care ?Framework for diagnosis and patient/family support (for example, covering the provision of services such as memory clinics)Policy on individual choice and control (autonomy) in care and treatment decision-making. Policy on payment for care. Policy or regulations relating to residential care or nursing home supportSupport for independent living and community based care Support for end of life careEducation programmes for healthcare professionals and carersHealthcare policy for primary care (local doctor) or other community healthcare provision (such as nurses, chiropodists, health visitors) in relation to neurodegenerative conditions
Relevant web link to policy document