Celebrating a decade of the NDAA: Top 10 achievements


  1. In 2011, the NDAA launched its first ever campaign ‘The Right Prescription – A call to action’, which saw a reduction in the inappropriate use of antipsychotic drugs for people with dementia.


  1. Nearly all acute trusts have signed up to the Dementia-Friendly Hospital Charter to ensure that their hospitals are working towards becoming dementia friendly.


  1. tide achieve charity status! tide was created in 2015 as the legacy from the NDAA’s campaign, the Carers’ Call to Action. The CC2A raised the unique needs and rights of carers of people living with dementia.


  1. Our co-produced Dementia Statements are now part of a resource providing best practice examples of how to most appropriately uphold the human rights of people affected by dementia.


  1. One of the NDAA’s most successful campaigns, From Seldom Heard to Seen and Heard brought NDAA members together for improved outcomes for people living with dementia and their carers who come from seldom heard groups.


  1. We were selected by Alzheimer’s Disease International, the largest international dementia conference to present in Chicago and write an expert essay on From Seldom Heard to Seen and Heard.


  1. The NDAA helped to create over 200 local dementia action alliances, which were the precursor to Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Friendly Communities.


  1. The Welsh Government awarded the NDAA a two-year grant to provide expertise to replicate the Dementia-Friendly Hospital campaign in Wales.


  1. The NDAA have been a key delivery partner to the Challenge on Dementia since its formation. The NDAA are also a member of the Dementia Programme Board.


  1. We have amassed a network of over 15,000 people comprising of national members, newsletter subscribers and twitter followers who all have an interest in dementia.

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