Useful links

Alzheimer’s ScotlandAlzheimer Scotland is the leading dementia organisation in Scotland. The organisation campaigns for the rights of people with dementia and their families and provides an extensive range of support services and information.
Dementia Friends ScotlandBecome a Scottish Dementia Friend. Listen to short videos about how dementia affects people’s lives and how you can help. Anyone can become a dementia friend but there is specific information for people who may encounter people with dementia in their work life e.g. shops, cafés, libraries.
Dementia cafés and community activitiesSearch for dementia cafes and support groups in your area.
Care information Scotland – Dementia ServicesInformation about what support is available if you or a relative has been diagnosed with dementia.
NHS Health Scotland Information about dementia Links to free and downloadable information resources on dementia produced by Health Scotland, in partnership with Alzheimer Scotland.
Health Talk Online – Carers experience of dementiaHealth Talk Online shares a wealth of personal experiences of health conditions. In the dementia section you can find out about the experience of caring for someone with dementia by seeing and hearing people share their personal stories on film and reading information about how to get help.
Scotland's National Dementia Strategy 2013-2016The Scottish Governments Dementia Strategy
Alzheimer's Scotland - DementiaFriendly CommunitiesInformation about Alzheimer’s Scotland Dementia Friendly Communities project. The website has information for people with dementia and their carers and information, resources and training opportunities for local communities and businesses.
Edinburgh City Council - Dementia friendly EdinburghInformation about Edinburgh City Council’s Dementia Friendly projects including the 6 little things leaflet designed to help stop the stigma associated with dementia.
The Checklist for Aging in PlaceHow to decide if you and your home can successfully age in place.
Home Modifications Stop worrying about a loved one's safety; home modifications help elderly homeowners age in place.
Caring For Someone With DementiaEuropean Nursing Agency (ENA Care) have put together a free guide on caring for someone with dementia.