The Ministry of Health in Malta launched its National Dementia Strategy on 2 April 2015.

Dr Charles Scerri, General Secretary of the Malta Dementia Society and Vice Chair of of Alzheimer Europe, wrote the document “Empowering Change”, through engagement and consultation with a broad range of stakeholders.

Outline of strategy

The strategy details 85 recommendations, across six overarching themes. These themes are:

  1. Increasing awareness and understanding of dementia
  2. Timely diagnosis and intervention
  3. Workforce development
  4. Improving dementia management and care
  5. Ethical approach to dementia management and care
  6. Research

Further information

Further information on the national dementia strategy and its implementation can be found at:

The full strategy can be downloaded below.