Housing and Dementia Practice Framework: A practice framework for support Scotland’s housing sector

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The Practice Framework is a tool to support the housing sector help people living with dementia remain at home for as long as possible and get the support they need in Scotland.

The Framework has been developed by Healthcare Improvement Scotland’s ihub in collaboration with Alzheimer Scotland, the Chartered Institute of Housing and people living with dementia and identifies ways to:

  • Develop and improve policies and services for people living with dementia
  • Increase staff and community awareness and understanding of life with dementia
  • Contribute to a holistic package of support to people living with dementia by improving joint working between health and social care partnerships, and
  • Support the housing sector in testing current practices and policies to develop and promote dementia friendly services.