A medical colleague recently asked me to “explain” disempowerment.
A dear friend of mine (diagnosed with dementia) has written about: “Prescribed Disengagement”. My view is that few have written better about this matter than Kate Swaffer. Along with Richard Taylor, Kate has been a pioneering and brave voice amidst a prevailing world of “understanding” about dementia.
Kate Swaffer visited Scotland this summer and kindly came to meet with me in Bridge of Allan.
Kate is a pioneer of sense. In a world where we constantly hear a load of nonsense about dementia