The Provincial Government has launched the three-year Dementia Care Action Plan for Newfoundland and Labrador. The plan aims to increase awareness, improve supports and services for those living with dementia and their care partners, and improve the capacity of the workforce to better support individuals living with the disease.
The three-year plan has 36 actions within four focus areas:
- Increase awareness, reduce risk of dementia, and address stigma;
- Diagnosis and coordination of care;
- Supports and services for individuals living with dementia, their care partners and families; and,
- Professional learning and development.