Healthy walks

The NHS in Scotland has introduced an innovative service to deliver healthy walks to people living with dementia to enable them to live as long as possible in their local community. Charity Pilgrim Care has employed nurse Cath Carter to deliver person-centred Healthy Walks in St Andrews one of which – Botanic Gardens group – has received Dementia Friendly Walking status after training seven Volunteer Walk Leaders to understand more about dementia and the benefits of walking.