Alzheimer Scotland - Action on Dementia

Alzheimer Scotland - Action on Dementia

Charity information

Alzheimer Scotland - Action on Dementia

We believe nobody should face dementia alone

Founded 1994

  • Mission statement

    Alzheimer Scotland’s mission is to provide good quality information, services and support for people with dementia and their carers, and to campaign for improvements in Dementia care and public policies nationwide”


    Alzheimer Scotland is Scotland's leading dementia charity. We provide services and campaign to help people with dementia and their families and carers.

    We give equal importance to providing services and campaigning. We work nationally and locally to raise awareness of dementia and to influence local and national government. We run a national 24 hour freephone Dementia Helpline and provide local services across Scotland.

    Our aims:
    * To be the national and local voice of and for people with dementia and their carers in Scotland
    * To campaign to improve public policies for the benefit of people with dementia and their carers
    * To provide and to secure the provision of high quality services for people with dementia and their carers

  • Aims

    Alzheimer Scotland - Action on Dementia aims to:

    • To provide high quality, personalised services for people with dementia and their families in Scotland
    • To provide information and raise awareness of dementia
    • To campaign for the rights of people with dementia and carers
  • Overview

    Established: February 1994

    Board members: 12

    Full time staff: 300

    Part time staff: 700

    Volunteers: 300

    Phone number: 0131 243 1453

    Address: 22 Drumsheugh Gardens Edinburgh EH3 7RN

    View charity accounts on the Scottish Charity Commission website
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