Dementia and the social model of disability


Posted on January 1st, by editor in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

The social model of disability claims it is society that disables people who have impairments, by creating an environment which is physically and socially hostile. Claire Gwilliam and Jane Gilliard argue that this model is a highly relevant and valuable way to think about dementia.
Author/s: Claire Gwilliam, Jane Gilliard
Vol: 4, Issue: 1, pp14-15





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