4 Core questions

Epidemiological data on dementia

How to improve data for better knowledge about dementia prevalence?
For a better knowledge on dementia: prevalence in Europe, available data & best practices for data collection.

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The group in charge aims to assess available epidemiological studies with the scope of defining the best criteria for improving epidemiological data collection on AD and other dementia.

ISS (Italy), THL (Finland, INSERM (France), AAADRD (Greece), MINSAL (Italy), KI (Sweden)

Timely diagnosis of Dementia

How to improve access to dementia diagnosis as early as possible?
Operational criteria for dementia timely diagnosis &health care systems for dementia diagnosis in ambulatory and nursing home settings.

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The group in charge will address the issue of diagnosis through the assessment of national recommendations for diagnosis and existing health care systems for the early diagnosis of dementia and an evaluation of their implementation.

ADS (UK), AAADRD (Greece),RPNC (Latvia), LUHS (Lithuania), NIU SAV (Slovak Republic), BIOEF (Spain), KI (Sweden)

Support Systems for BPSD

How to improve care for people living with dementia and particularly those with behavioural disorders?
A "3D view" all along the Patient Pathway For better knowledge on their availability & efficacy for BPSD management at home, in hospitals & care homes.

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The group in charge will assess the existing practices regarding care, both at home and in institutions, and the training practices involved in educating care givers and/individuals in other professional health care categories.

THL (Finland), KBF (Belgium), HAS ( France), AAADRD (Greece), MINSAL-UNIBS (Italy), BIOEF (Spain), KI (Sweden)

Rights, Autonomy & Dignity of people living with Dementia

How to improve the rights of people with dementia, particularly in respect to advance declarations of will (ADW)?
Improving the rights, autonomy & dignity of people living with dementia, with a focus on advance declarations of will & competence assessment.

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This group will address the issues of autonomy and dignity as they affect people living with dementia from an ethical and legal perspective.

KBF (Belgium), THL (Finland), EEAPHP (France)