Malta's National Dementia Strategy

This is the national plan of Malta: Empowering Change: A National Strategy for Dementia in the Maltese Islands 2015-2023 (in English - 47MB PDF download), published in April 2015.

This strategy aims to implement a number of measures in the various areas of dementia management and care with the overarching aim of "Enhancing the quality of life for individuals with dementia, their caregivers and family members".

The key objectives presented in this strategy include:

  • Increasing awareness and understanding of dementia
  • Timely diagnosis and intervention
  • Workforce development
  • Improving dementia management and care
  • Ethical approach to dementia management and care
  • Research

A press release about the launch of the strategy is available. The Malta Dementia Society was instrumental in getting the strategy adopted, as well as authoring the strategy and having a role in its implementation.

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