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Communication and Dementia

Michael Rosen explores how to communicate with people with dementia. Alison Wray offers advice, such as to respond to the feeling behind the words rather than the words themselves.

Michael Rosen finds out how best to communicate with people with dementia. Professor Alison Wray shares her new research about the ways in which language is affected by dementia. She offers practical advice to carers, such as to respond to the feeling behind the words being used by the person with dementia rather than to the words themselves.
Producer Beth O'Dea
Related films: Dementia - The "Communication Disease" and Understanding the Challenges of Dementia Communication here:
https://m.youtube.com/channel/UC6kMlO8mkB09GNCLm1zbaHQ

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