Your comments on the Dementia Declaration

April 2010
Community Care;4/8/2010, Issue 1813, p11
The article presents comments on the Dementia Declaration in Great Britain including the need for the government to create new policies to prevent older people without the family members to speak up for them, the worry of getting dementia and be left in the corner and the rejection of dementia patients' feelings.


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