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Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Dementia Language Guidelines

Developed by Alzheimer’s Australia, this hand-out sets forth appropriate language guidelines for talking about dementia, including language for talking about:
People with dementia

  • Carers, families, etc.
  • People with dementia under 65
  • Behavioural and psychological symptom of dementia
  • People with dementia in research
  • The hand-out also provides a handy chart listing preferred terms, and terms that should not be used.
This resource can be accessed here:

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