“I don’t want my core identity erased or ignored” – Creating a better life for LGBTQ+ people affected by dementia

TamsinT

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In this piece, members of the LGBTQ+ Dementia Advisory group discuss the importance of support that recognizes their identities.
Dáithí Clayton, a member of the group, says “The LGBTQ+ Dementia Advisory Group starts from a space of ‘We are queer folk’.”
This is a group specifically focused on listening to the voices of LGBTQ+ people affected by dementia.
You can read about their experiences with the group here.
 

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