International Day of Persons with Disabilities – rights-based approaches to living better with dementia

As today is the UN’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities, and in support of Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) and Dementia Alliance International (DAI)’s  call for global Gordon-Swaffer-_Living-Better-w_978-1-84905-600-7_colourjpg-printrecognition of dementia as a disability, we wanted to share this short extract on rights-based approaches from Shibley Rahman’s recently published book, Living Better with Dementia: Good Practice and Innovation for the Future.
Read the full extract, which includes Kate Swaffer’s prescribed disengagementTM  model, here.

You can also read Shibley’s blog post on this topic; “Dementia as a disability needs to encourage sustainable achievable goals”, here.

To find out more about Living Better with Dementia, read reviews or order your copy, visit the book page here.

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