10 Dignity in Care Principles

Recently I blogged about 17 things not to say or do to people with dementia, and have revised and reconsidered this list, to be published again soon. However I thought today I’d publish the list of 10 Dignity in Dementia Care Principles in use in SA Health.┬áDignity in Care was first launched in Australia in…

Human Rights, dementia and the elderly

ALL Australians are meant to be protected by The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a wonderful document one that took many years to design, and to get countries to agree to. However, it seems not to apply to the health and aged care system in Australia. When we look at this declaration, we fall short…