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.