Featured Abstract / Theme: Ageism

Featured Abstract / Theme: Ageism

Combating ageism, dementia-ism and paternalism in long-term care: Human rights as a practice model Daniella Greenwood, Daniella Greenwood & Associates, Australia Theme: AgeismFormat: Paper Submit an abstract today to the topic of Ageism, Age-friendly cities and communities, Primary health care, Long-term care and Older people and pandemics. Ageism, dementia-ism and paternalism structure the lives of older people living in long-term care, diminishing their status as equal citizens.  Person-centred and relationship-centred approaches have failed to address the deeply embedded philosophical and operational influence of the medical/institutional model and paternalistic assumptions.  People living with dementia in these institutions continue to be treated...