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6 points to consider before talking with someone who has a learning disability and their partner about dementia

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Watchman K (2016) 6 points to consider before talking with someone who has a learning disability and their partner about dementia, Let's Talk About Dementia, 21/01/2016. Alzheimer Scotland. Available at: https://letstalkaboutdementia.wordpress.com/2016/01/21/6-points-to-consider-before-talking-with-someone-who-has-a-learning-disability-and-their-partner-about-dementia/

Abstract
First paragraph: Dementia does not discriminate. We are all aware of, or have experienced first-hand, the stress and distress caused when one person in a relationship receives a diagnosis of dementia. The subsequent impact on both this individual and their partner cannot be underestimated with recognition needed of the specific requirements of both. Now imagine that this is a relationship between two people with a learning disability.

Keywords
dementia; intellectual disability; learning disability

AuthorsWatchman Karen
Publication date21/01/2016
Date of public distribution21/01/2016
URLhttps://letstalkaboutdementia.wordpress.com/…-about-dementia/
PublisherAlzheimer Scotland
LanguageEnglish
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