Dementia Strategy without the jargon
Many authorities across the UK have adopted the 5 themes of the NHS England ‘well’ pathway for Dementia has been adopted as a framework for many local and regional strategies.
The Minds and Voices group has also provided a set of ‘one-liners’ that simplify a lot of the jargon embodied in such strategies and they are here below:
Preventing Well – Listen to us to talk freely and without fear across schools and communities to break the taboo and myths about dementia.
Diagnosing Well - Listen to us, give us a personalised diagnosis, and bring hope through research.
Supporting Well, - Listen to us, let us learn amongst equals to meet our needs, not what others think we want
Living Well - Listen to us, support us to live as well as we can and to forge our own pathways.
Dying Well – Have you been listening?
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Who are they aimed at?
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