Key dementia and related policy
This section provides an overview and brief summary of key dementia and dementia-related policy documents in ROI and NI that have been published between 2010 and 2014. Dementia is a relatively new policy area, but several countries across the world have now developed or are in the process of developing national dementia strategies or plans. On the island of Ireland, NI was first to publish its National Dementia Strategy in 2011 and a National Dementia Strategy was launched in ROI in 2014. In addition to the national dementia strategies, there are other areas of policy for which there are national policy documents that have much relevance for people with dementia and their families.
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The policy documents summarised are organised by these policy areas: