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Dementia Awareness Week - Scotland

EDM number 1341 in 2017-19, proposed by Patricia Gibson on 05/06/2018.
Categorised under the topics of Diseases and Health education and preventive medicine.

That this House notes that Dementia Awareness Week Scotland takes place from 4 to 10 June 2018; understands that Scotland's Third National Dementia Strategy (2017-2020) builds on work carried out since dementia was prioritised by the Scottish Government 10 years ago, focusing on diagnosis, support and coordination; recognises that over 90,000 people are living with dementia in Scotland; appreciates that a diagnosis changes the lives of not only a person with dementia, but also their family and friends; further understands that it is vital that people living with dementia feel recognised, valued and supported in their local communities; realises that people can live well with dementia with the right information, care and support; applauds the excellent work of Alzheimer Scotland, particularly in North Ayrshire where admirable work is undertaken to support those directly and indirectly affected by dementia; notes the significant benefits delivered by the Dementia Friendly Communities and Dementia Friends initiatives; wholeheartedly thanks the families and carers whose tireless efforts make such a significant difference; and encourages everyone to learn more about dementia, in order to promote wider understanding of this condition in our wider communities.

This motion has been signed by a total of 17 MPs.

Patricia Gibson05/06/2018North Ayrshire and ArranScottish National PartyProposed
Stewart McDonald06/06/2018Glasgow SouthScottish National PartySeconded
Martyn Day06/06/2018Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySeconded
Jim Shannon06/06/2018StrangfordDUPSeconded
Martin Docherty06/06/2018West DunbartonshireScottish National PartySeconded
Chris Stephens06/06/2018Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySeconded
David Linden07/06/2018Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Carol Monaghan07/06/2018Glasgow North WestScottish National PartySigned
Gavin Newlands07/06/2018Paisley and Renfrewshire NorthScottish National PartySigned
Alan Brown07/06/2018Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Chris Law11/06/2018Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned
David Simpson12/06/2018Upper BannDUPSigned
Drew Hendry12/06/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned
Hannah Bardell13/06/2018LivingstonScottish National PartySigned
Douglas Chapman14/06/2018Dunfermline and West FifeScottish National PartySigned
Christine Jardine14/06/2018Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Mhairi Black27/06/2018Paisley and Renfrewshire SouthScottish National PartySigned

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