All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia

4. Previous inquiries of the APPG on dementia

Here you can find out more about previous inquiries by the APPG on particular topics

The National Dementia Strategy: Change, progress and priorities (2014)

This report assesses progress of the National Dementia Strategy for England by revisiting a previous parliamentary inquiry, 'A Misspent Opportunity? An inquiry into the National Dementia Strategy'. That inquiry in 2010 made a number of recommendations as to how the NDSE should be taken forward. Five years on the Officers of the APPG set out to assess the progress made since 2010, identify changes in the health and social care landscape and outline priorities for any future strategy.

Building on the National Dementia Strategy: Change, progress and priorities report

Dementia Does not Discriminate: Dementia Services and support for people living with dementia in the UK within minority ethnic groups (2013)

This inquiry brought together evidence and understanding about the experience of people with dementia from the BAME community. It looked at good practice examples where services have been tailored to people with dementia from BAME communities, so that these examples can be shared across the country.

Dementia does not discriminate report

Unlocking Diagnosis: The key to improving the lives of people with dementia (2012)

In this report the APPG looked into increasing the number of people with dementia with a diagnosis in the UK.

The £20 Billion Question - An inquiry into improving lives through cost-effective dementia services (2011)

In this report the APPG looked into the evidence for cost effective models of dementia care.

The £20 Billion Question report

A Misspent Opportunity? Inquiry into the funding of the National Dementia Strategy (2010)

In this report the APPG examines initial progress made by Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) in England towards implementing the National Dementia Strategy for England (NDSE), published in February 2009.

A Misspent Opportunity? report

Prepared to care. Inquiry into the dementia care skills of the social care workforce (2009)

Prepared to Care report

Always A Last Resort: Inquiry into the prescription of antipsychotic drugs to people with dementia living in care homes (2008)

Always a Last Resort report