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About Dementia

About Dementia

About Dementia is Scotland’s forum for improving lives for people affected by dementia. We work alongside people with lived experience of dementia to shape the policy and practice that matters to them.

Collaborating with people with lived experience is at the core of what we do. We believe that people living with dementia and unpaid carers are best qualified to say what is and isn’t working and how to do it better. Through regular group meetings, we connect with our members to hear their views on the issues that matter most to them.

About Dementia is best summed in the words of one of our members: the community “enables people with lived experience of dementia to thrive and flourish by providing genuine opportunities to be meaningfully involved in important projects, thus providing opportunities denied by many after diagnosis”.

 

About us

Learn more about the About Dementia project.

Now Open: Encouraging and Supporting Grassroots Activity Fund

£145,921 of funding is available to grassroots organisations looking to support and encourage community-led support for people living with dementia. The 'Encouraging and Supporting Grassroots Activity Fund', the newest strand of our partnership grants programme with the Scottish Government and Age Scotland, allows applicants to apply for awards between £5,000 and £20,000.

Life Changes Trust Resources Collection

As National Legacy Partners for the Life Changes Trust, About Dementia are proud to host the Life Changes Trust Resources collection.

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