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Dementia and the law

Dementia and the law

the challenge ahead : a discussion paper preparedby the Rights and Legal Protection Sub-Committee, Scottish Action on Dementia.

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Published by Scottish Action on Dementia in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsScottish Action on Dementia. Rights and Legal Protection Sub-Committee.
The Physical Object
Pagination43p. ;
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15332989M
ISBN 100948897074
OCLC/WorldCa21870614

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Alzheimer’s and the Law is a book aimed at helping readers better understand the legal implications that an Alzheimer’s diagnosis has over an individual’s future.. Written by Chicago litigation lawyer Kerry Peck and Rick Law, Alzheimer’s and the Law is designed to give attorneys the knowledge needed to guide their clients diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. 9 Dementia in Younger People 41 Peter Bentham. 10 Dementia in Primary Care 47 Paul French. 11 Dementia in the Acute Hospital 51 Rod Kersh. 12 Dementia and the Law 57 Felicity A. Richards and Jelena Jankovic. 13 End‐of‐life (EOL) Care in Dementia 63 Saskie Dorman and Andy Brogan. 14 Dementia in Other Settings 69 Michelle Hughes and Rachel.


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