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The Irish National Dementia Strategy

Author: Department of Health

Publication Year: 2014


Structure of the Strategy
Section 1:- Executive Summary
Section 2:- Background to and Development of the Strategy
Section 3:- Guiding Principles and Priority Actions
Section 4:- Better Awareness and Understanding of Dementia
Section 5:- Timely Diagnosis and Intervention
Section 6:- Integrated Services, Supports and Care for People with Dementia and their Carers
•Integrated Care Pathways
•Primary Care, Mental Health Care and Care in the Community
•Acute Care
•Long Term Care Options
•Palliative Care for People with Dementia
Section 7:- Training and Education
Section 8:- Research and Information Systems
Section 9:- Leadership


A commitment to develop a Dementia Strategy is included in the Programme for Government 2011-2016. This Strategy identifies key principles to underpin and inform the full range of health and social care services provided to people with dementia, their families and carers.

Format Download
Keywords health policy, government policy
Publisher Department of Health
Classification government policy
Pages 40
Categories: Reports, Irish Content
External Link
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