AHP Post Diagnostic Lead
Alison is Allied Health Professional Post Diagnostic Lead, which is a strategic leadership role in partnership with Scottish Government and Alzheimer Scotland. This role focuses on enhancing access to the skills on the Allied Health Professionals in the post diagnostic period (as per Ambition One of Scotland’s AHP dementia policy, Connecting People, Connecting Support).
Alison graduated in Occupational Therapy from Glasgow Caledonian University in 2000. Alison has over 19 years of experience working in the field of dementia and is passionate about improvements in dementia care. She has led on the development of many pieces of improvement work including the Home Based Memory Rehabilitation Programme in Scotland.
Alison is a graduate of the Scottish Quality and Safety Fellowship (cohort 9).
Q Exchange ideas
We want to co-design with people living with dementia the next stage of an already established Occupational Therapy early intervention in order to enable better outcomes.
Areas of interest
- Collaboration and networking
- Digital technology
- Funding and sustainability
- Improvement research
- Long-term conditions
- Mental health
- Older people
- Patient and public involvement
- Patient experience
- Person-centred care
- Quality improvement
- Wider determinants of health
- Allied Health Professions in Quality Improvement
- Understanding alternatives to traditional models of outpatients