• At the Alzheimer’s Society 2019 annual conference, the WDC presented to delegates at the Oval Cricket Ground in London the need for a global movement for change.

    Globally every three seconds someone develops dementia and internationally it is recognised as a severe health crisis. We know that more research is...

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    Published date: 7th June 2019 by World Dementia Council
  • WDC executive director Lenny Shallcross joined Ian Stuart (CEO, HSBC UK) and Jacqueline Hoogendam (Dutch government) at this year's Dementia Forum X, to assess the progress already made by dementia friendly initiatives globally, and what action is still to be taken.

    The WDC recently launched a project to lead...

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    Published date: 31st May 2019 by World Dementia Council
  • The World Dementia Council is leading an international network of organisations to present the global evidence base for the delivery of meaningful Dementia Friendly Initiatives (DFIs). In launching this new project, we have teamed up with charities, businesses, academic research organisations and people affected by dementia to build the narrative...

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    Published date: 21st May 2019 by World Dementia Council