Dementia awareness regional tour

Government Ministers are visiting each region to meet local leaders taking action on dementia awareness, diagnosis, care and research and in creating dementia friendly communities.

The South West regional event will be held in Gloucester, 11:00-14:00, 25 April 2013. Book your place now.

As well as showcasing some of the best in approaches to dementia the events will ask everyone to make a personal or professional commitment to change – these may include:

  • Join Dementia Action Alliance
  • Sign up to care and support compact
  • Sign up to become a dementia friend
  • Improve diagnosis rates
  • Reduce prescription of anti-psychotics
  • Drive public involvement in dementia research

The events are aimed at members of:

  • Health and wellbeing boards
  • Directors of public health, adult services and local Healthwatch
  • Local councillors
  • Clinical Commissioning Groups and NHS Trusts
  • Dementia stakeholder organisations
  • People with dementia and their carers
  • Care provider Chief Executives