Developing a national user movement of people with dementia

"Learning from the dementia engagement and empowerment project (DEEP)"

JRF's Dementia without Walls programme (opens new window) started in June 2012, with a vision of making the UK a better place for people with dementia. In 2013 the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust committed to becoming a more dementia-friendly organisation and employer. This paper shares the lessons that have been learnt.