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Startling research released by Dementia Australia has revealed the intense discrimination experienced by sufferers — with some excluded from their friendship groups or even asked to leave their jobs. #Speers

16.9.2019

Startling research released by Dementia Australia has revealed the intense discrimination experienced by sufferers — with some excluded from their friendship groups or even asked to leave their jobs. Speers

Startling research released by Dementia Australia has revealed the intense discrimination experienced by sufferers — with some excluded from their friendship groups or even asked to leave their jobs. \n\nDementia Australia CEO Maree McCabe told Sky News host David Speers the organisation hopes to shine a light on the hardships faced by sufferers this Dementia Action Week. \n\n“When they share their diagnosis, people respond in ways where they all of a sudden may not involve them in conversation. Rather than directing conversation to them, they direct it to their carer, all of a sudden [dementia sufferers are] excluded from social events, or it may be that their workplace asks them to resign.”\n\n“There are a lot of assumptions and a lot of myths around dementia. We really want to disrupt those myths and shine a light on [the fact that] people with dementia are discriminated against.”\n\nDementia Australia estimates there are 447,115 Australians living with dementia in 2019, with that number expected to increase to almost 600,000 by 2028 and more than a million by 2058, without a medical breakthrough. \n\nImage: Getty

Startling research released by Dementia Australia has revealed the intense discrimination experienced by sufferers — with some excluded from their friendship groups or even asked to leave their jobs. Dementia Australia CEO Maree McCabe told Sky News host David Speers the organisation hopes to shine a light on the hardships faced by sufferers this Dementia Action Week. “When they share their diagnosis, people respond in ways where they all of a sudden may not involve them in conversation. Rather than directing conversation to them, they direct it to their carer, all of a sudden [dementia sufferers are] excluded from social events, or it may be that their workplace asks them to resign.” “There are a lot of assumptions and a lot of myths around dementia. We really want to disrupt those myths and shine a light on [the fact that] people with dementia are discriminated against.” Dementia Australia estimates there are 447,115 Australians living with dementia in 2019, with that number expected to increase to almost 600,000 by 2028 and more than a million by 2058, without a medical breakthrough. Image: Getty

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