World health organization

10 facts on dementia

Ashwani, a caregiver at a centre, is looking at a travel magazine with Didi - they laugh together, India
Cathy Greenblat

People with dementia and their families are often discriminated against

People with dementia are frequently denied the basic rights and freedoms available to others. For example, physical and chemical restraints are used extensively in aged-care facilities and acute-care settings.

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