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Alzheimer Scotland Partnership

Organisation:

Scottish Racing

area of interest

Activities:

Dumfries House partnership with Scottish Racing

Scottish Racing Mental Health and Wellbeing

Supporting the Scottish Racing Academy

Alzheimer Scotland Partnership

participants

Participants:

750+ members of staff have become dementia friends. Aside from this, there will be a considerable number of people living with dementia who have benefitted.

purpose

Purpose:

We believe that all Scottish Racecourses should be accessible to all and commit to making the experience as easy and as enjoyable as possible especially to those who are new to the sport because they have felt excluded. This partnership utilises the established, positive links between Scottish Racing and William Hill to become an accessible and familiar route, for people living with Dementia from shop to racecourse.

desired outcome

Aims:

Getting people active

Improving mental health

Developing peoples' skills

Building stronger communities

Accessing the outdoors and enabling volunteering

Building diversity and inclusion