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The Welsh Government Dementia Action Plan

The Welsh Government Dementia Action Plan launched on February 14th 2018

The Welsh Government are committed to providing support to people in Wales with dementia and their families. This includes supporting a number of initiatives including:

  • Dementia risk reduction
    Our revised ‘Dementia: reduce your risk guidance’ sets out the lifestyle choices individuals can take which could lessen the risk of developing dementia.
  • Dementia diagnosis rates
    We are taking action to improve dementia diagnosis rates in Wales, including extra training and support for primary care and care home staff.
  • Post-diagnostic support
    We will be funding new support workers across Wales to help those who have received a dementia diagnosis.
  • Care in general hospital settings
    We are supporting NHS Wales staff to ensure they have the knowledge and skills they need to provide the best care for patients with dementia.
  • Public awareness and supportWe will be providing further funding to the Alzheimer’s Society in Wales for their Dementia Friends/Dementia Supportive Communities campaigns.


The full version of the document is available using the following link:


The consultation summary response report has also been published:


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