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Alzheimer Europe (2015-2017)

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Total Funding
€ 422 880
Funding Programme
European Countries Involved

The 2015-2017 framework programme of Alzheimer Europe aims to achieve the following objectives: Increasing knowledge about current national dementia policies and strategies, in order to promote best practices and reduce inequalities in dementia care in Europe (dementia-friendly communities, legal capacity and proxy decision making, care standards and care services for people with dementia and their carers),Promoting collaboration and exchange on ethical issues linked to dementia through the organisation's European Dementia Ethics Network (Ethical challenges faced by professional carers, the changing definition of Alzheimer's disease and disclosure of risk information, societal obligations to people with dementia and their carers),
Improving the involvement of people with dementia in EU activities through the active consultation and involvement of the European Working Group of People with Dementia, Improving the information exchange on dementia through the setting up of a European Dementia Observatory and the organisation of an Annual Conference, Capacity building for national Alzheimer associations via the organisation of an Alzheimer Association Academy, Ensuring effective governance.

Project partners

Alzheimer Europe

Alzheimer Europe's database on research projects was developed as part of the 2020 Work Plan which received funding under an operating grant from the European Union’s Health Programme (2014–2020).