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What is dementia? How should we organize dementia care? This comprehensive book critically examines the main approaches to understanding dementia—bio-medical, social-psychological, and socio-gerontological—and the main principles and ideologies of care.Key FeaturesProvides clarity on the gap between the utopian aspirations of care and the reality of care Opens up a series of questions about knowledge and treatment of dementiaArgues for a transition from positions that place emphasis upon the individual or particular care services to the social, cultural, and economic context

What is Dementia? Unpicking What is ‘Known’
What is dementia? Unpicking what is ‘known’
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