Dementia: Compassionate Company

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Although yesterday was a little disappointing we both had the pleasure of enjoying some compassionate company.   Wayne our chauffeur, like all of the staff of Airport Travel, treated Maureen with dignity and respect.   From the time of our arrival at Madyhamaka to our departure lots of people went out of their way to make our short stay as comfortable as possible.  It was refreshing to see Maureen treated as a person rather than someone who has dementia.  What a lovely change from the approach of many who darken our door and under the guise of a person-centred-approach cannot see beyond her diagnosis.

 

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