Wednesday, 1 October 2014

The Charter of Rights for People with Dementia and their Carers inScotland



People with dementia and their carers (family members and friends) have the same human rights as every other citizen.  However, it is widely recognised that, in addition to the impact of the illness, they face cultural, social and economic barriers to fulfilling these. As a son caring for my mum, I have to say I didn’t know about the rights we had and how to go about claiming these.

The Charter of Rights for People with Dementia and their Carers in Scotland aims to empower people with dementia, those who support them and the community as a whole, to ensure their rights are recognised and respected.





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