Dementia Language Guidelines – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

img_carousel_03_rdax_622x167Developed by Alzheimer’s Australia, this handout 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 handout also provides a handy chart listing preferred terms, and terms that should not be used.

This resource can be accessed here: http://bit.ly/2gaDAIx

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