This report published by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation identifies the distinctive features of the York Dementia Friendly Communities programme, which promotes a range of innovative projects. It looks at how people with dementia have been involved in shaping the programme.
Download Evaluation of the York Dementia Friendly Communities Programme
The evaluation was carried out over a ten-month period from February to November 2014 using a range of approaches including face-to-face and telephone interviews with individuals, an online questionnaire and observation at a range of meetings.
The report identifies:
- the distinctive features of the York Dementia Friendly Communities Programme, which promotes a wide range of innovative projects
- how people with dementia have been involved in shaping the York programme
- the opportunity for York to integrate health and social care services and to focus on the wellbeing of people with dementia and their carers, and
- the learning for others who are trying to build dementia friendly communities.