Making the UK visitor economy more dementia-friendly: Lessons from the visitor attraction sector

Joanne Connell, Stephen J. Page, Ian Sheriff

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Abstract

Key Points
-Headline findings of the first international study focusing on businesses in
the visitor economy and development of dementia-friendly initiatives.
-The Prime Minister’s Dementia Challenge (2012) set out that UK
businesses should become dementia-friendly by 2020.
-Businesses in the visitor industry can play a role in helping people
‘live well with dementia’, in line with the national dementia strategy.
-Constraints and opportunities exist in the visitor economy sector in
increasing accessibility to customers with dementia.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherExeter University Business School
Number of pages16
Publication statusPublished - 16 Nov 2017

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