Sep 17, 2019

“What are people living with dementia really telling you?”

“What are people living with dementia really telling you?” with Wendy Hall, Consultant, Dementia Centre creating awareness during Dementia Action Week.

“Always put yourself in others’ shoes. If you feel that it hurts you, it probably hurts the other person, too.”

Wendy asks us to stop and consider what it would be like to live with dementia and provides insight into how we can better connect and adapt to their frustrations and unmet needs.

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