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:
- Increasing awareness and understanding of dementia
- Timely diagnosis and intervention
- Workforce development
- Improving dementia management and care
- Ethical approach to dementia management and care
Further information on the national dementia strategy and its implementation can be found at: https://www.um.edu.mt/library/oar/handle/123456789/27845
The full strategy can be downloaded below.