Global Dementia Charter - I can live well with dementia

International healthcare company Bupa and ADI have launched a joint Global Dementia Charter, ‘I can live well with dementia’.

The Charter outlines the rights that people living with dementia around the world should be able to expect to allow them to live well.

The Charter marks another step in the call for governments worldwide to develop national dementia plans to protect the rights of people with dementia and their carers.

The Charter contains ten points written from the perspective of someone living with dementia as they experience their journey through dementia, from pre-diagnosis to the final stages, including support for family members after their loved one passes away. The Charter can function as a benchmark by which dementia care and support can be measured and judged.

The Charter is supported by ‘enablers’, a list of actions and accountabilities that outlines what families, friends, carers, healthcare professionals, commissioners or purchasers of care, healthcare providers, society and governments can do to improve dementia care and support in their country, alongside the development of a national plan.

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