Malignant Positioning and dementia #DAM2015 Day 22

Source: Steven Sabat Source: Steven Sabat

For Day 22 of Dementia Awareness Month 2015 #DAM2015, I am re-blogging a post written on Belledelettres’s Blog by a  friend in Scotland, who I had been online friends with and had the pleasure to meet in person in Edinburgh whilst over there this year. It is an important piece…

Professor Steven Sabat is one of the gurus (IMHO) in dementia care, and this image is from a power point presentation I found online when searching for an image to go with the blog below. You can download the presentation here Supporting or Undermining the Self-Esteem

Malignant Positioning vs Living Well with Dementia

Malignant positioning can occur when, after a diagnosis of dementia, a person’s words and behaviour are put down to symptoms of the condition, rather than being recognised as a genuine reaction to a situation. People may talk over and for people with dementia and take…

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