Evaluation of the York Dementia Friendly Communities Programme

This report from the JRF assesses UK and international evidence on local approaches linking people in poverty to jobs. Themes examined include information, advice and guidance; training and skills; employer engagement; financial services; and support services/enablers. In particular, it addresses:

  • the distinctive features of the York Dementia Friendly Communities Programme, which promotes a wide range of innovative projects;
  • how people with dementia have been involved in shaping the York programme;
  • the opportunity for York to integrate health and social care services and to focus on the wellbeing of people with dementia and their carers; and the learning for others who are trying to build dementia friendly communities.