Developed 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