‘Improving Dementia Support for People With a Learning Disability’ charts the award-winning Department of Health and Social Care funded ‘Dementia Project’, and explains how it successfully raised awareness of learning disability and dementia by creating several resources, good practice case studies and training sessions, resulting in:
- More timely diagnosis of dementia in people with a learning disability
- Strong awareness of dementia and learning disabilities: following the Project, 100% of MacIntyre staff knew what dementia was, whilst 98% of staff knew the symptoms to look out for
- Improvements in the quality of care for people MacIntyre support with dementia
MacIntyre, with myself, continue to build on this work since the Dementia Project ended in October 2018. Read more information on ‘The MacIntyre Dementia Project: A year on’ here.