Dementia words matter


Posted on November 23rd, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Dementia activists have launched a ‘call to action’ against hurtful and demeaning language, particularly in the media. Rachael Litherland explains why words matter

Vol 23 No 6 Page 11





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