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Developing dementiafriendly communities in Scotland and Japan will be the focus of an international partnership involving the University of Stirling.
Academics from the university’s Dementia Services Development Centre (DSDC) will work with the Tokyo Metropolitan Geriatric Hospital and Institute of Gerontology (TMGHIG) to share expertise in supporting older people, and to promote inclusive and personalised approaches to dementia care.
Scotland and Japan are remodelling care of older people due to ageing populations, with particular emphasis on dementia.
Dr Louise McCabe, senior lecturer from the DSDC, who attended the memorandum of understanding signing ceremony in Tokyo, said: “Our research has helped improve the lives of people with dementia and their families in Scotland and beyond for many years. Japan has one of the most rapidly-ageing societies in the world.
“We share an important common vision to support people with dementia and their families to achieve a good quality of life.
“We are looking forward to working together and also to take strides forward in this important area.”
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