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Alzheimer Europe 2020

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Total Funding
€ 455 310
Funding Programme
European Countries Involved
In 2020, AE will: Ensure that the voices of people with dementia are duly included in all operating grant activities and organise four meetings of the European Working Group of People with Dementia; Develop a guide for dementia-inclusive meetings, transport and venues building on the expectations and experiences of EWGPWD members; Collect information on existing training and continuing education programmes existing at national level for health professionals involved in the diagnosis, treatment and care of people living with dementia, produce national reports on the findings and develop a comparative report published in the 2020 Dementia in Europe Yearbook ; Identify legal capacity and the rights of people with dementia in decision-making as the priority of its European Dementia Ethics Network, bring together ethical and legal experts, human rights experts, researchers, policy makers as well as people with dementia and carers in a working group to discuss the findings of the literature review and develop recommendations on the subject to be published in the 2019 Ethics Report ; Continue with the development of its European Dementia Observatory by closely following and reporting scientific and policy developments in the field of dementia in its monthly e-mail newsletter and its website ; Organise a conference in Bucharest, Romania under the motto “Building bridges” from 20-22 October 2020 with the participation of at least 750 participants from 30 European countries; Carry out a mapping exercise of ongoing EU-funded dementia research projects; Carry out a membership satisfaction survey to identify the views of AE members on the various activities undertaken under the previous and current Framework Partnership Agreement; Bring together representatives of the national Alzheimer associations for three networking meetings of the Alzheimer’s Association Academy and organise four Board meetings and one Annual General Meeting.
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).