5 Myths and Misconceptions About Dementia

5 Myths and Misconceptions About Dementia

User Profile By Molly Wisniewski   United States

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Because so many people in care homes have dementia, many will assume that all the residents in need of care have dementia. However, this is not always the case, and leads to several common myths and misconceptions about dementia.

Because so many people in care homes have dementia, many will assume that all the residents in need of care have dementia.

However, this is not always the case, and leads to several common myths and misconceptions about dementia.

In this article we discuss 5 common myths and misconceptions about dementia.


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Milyn 18th May 2018 Carer
Thank you for sharing your knowledge to all of Us :) it is very useful information to use to empower the lives and wellbeing of our client's that having Dementia! God Bless you and more power :)
Molly 22nd May 2018 Activity Professional & Writer
Thank you, Milyn. Yes, I completely agree that through understanding we all can empower the lives of our clients. I think you say that beautifully!
Bradley 16th May 2018 Activity Coordinator
Clear, concise, caring. Thank you, Molly. I'll be reposting this widely.
Molly 16th May 2018 Activity Professional & Writer
Thank you, Bradley. I'm so happy to hear you will be sharing!
kay 15th May 2018
Will be very helpful Thank you
Molly 16th May 2018 Activity Professional & Writer
Thank you, Kay! So glad this will be helpful.
Cheryl 15th May 2018 Therapy Assistant
Brilliant re-enforcement!
Molly 16th May 2018 Activity Professional & Writer
Right on, Cheryl! Even for those who understand its good to have a reminder now and then. Thanks for your comment!
Elizabeth 15th May 2018 Recreation Officer/AIN
Thank u for this information about Dementia. I will share this in our workplace. We can all learn from it
Molly 16th May 2018 Activity Professional & Writer
Thank you, Elizabeth! Thrilled you will be sharing the information with your community.
Mia 15th May 2018 Activities Manager
Very helpful information thank you!
Molly 16th May 2018 Activity Professional & Writer
So glad you found this helpful, Mia! Thank you.
Molly 14th May 2018 Activity Professional & Writer
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