Scottish Dementia Working Group

Campaigning and awareness raising group for people with dementia

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Aims:

The organisation aims to:

  • be the voice of and for people with dementia nationally and locally
    influence public policies that impact on the lives of people with dementia and their families
  • promote improved provision of services in Scotland
    develop information, education, awareness and training in the field of dementia
  • reduce the prejudice and stigma attached to dementia.

 
services provided:

The SDWG:

  • supports local working groups
  • campaigns for high quality services
  • responds to consultations
  • produces publications including DVDs, which feature people with dementia talking about why and how their voice should be heard
  • arranges talks to groups
  • is a forum for discussion
  • sends its views to Scottish Government

Membership / costs:

This is a member-run organisation. All members have a diagnosis of dementia.

Address

81 Oxford Street
Glasgow
G5 9EP

Phone: 0141 410 1171
Website: http://www.sdwg.org.uk
Email: sdwg@alzscot.org

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