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EUJA Act on Dementia at the 28th Alzheimer Europe Conference 29-31 October 2018, Barcelona

Geoff Huggins- EUJA Act on Dementia Coordinator (Work Package 1) - presenting to 800 people from 46 countries at #28AEC in Barcelona

The 28th Alzheimer Europe Conference provided lots of opportunties for the 800 or so delegates from 46 different countries to hear about the progress of the EU Joint Action on Dementia - from plenary sessions to workshops to posters presentations.  On 30 October, Geoff Huggins, presented to Plenary 1 of the conference.  Geoff is the Coordinator of the Joint Action and Director of Health and Social Care Integration in the Scottish Government.  Geoff impressed on those present that it is now the time for 'deeds, not words' to improve the lives of people living with dementia, and their carers, in Europe.