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. 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/
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.
dementia; intellectual disability; learning disability