Today’s re-blog as part of World Alzheimer’s Month focuses on an Open Letter to Gabriella Rogers and Channel 9 in Australia relating to the campaign to Ban BPSD, the Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (#BanBPSD).

It was written by:

Leah Bisiani, MHlthSc, Dip Bus, dementia and aged care consultant, RN.1 
Kate Swaffer, human rights activist, author, MSc dementia care, PhD candidate 
Daniella Greenwood, consultant, author, speaker, activist 
Dr Chris Alderman, B Pharm, PhD, FSHP, BCPP, CGP 
Dr Al Power, Geriatrician, author, educator 
Susan Macaulay, care partner, author, dementia advocate”

in response to an article on Channel 9 in Australia called “New drug to treat behavioural issues in Dementia patients”

Open Letter to Gabriella Rogers and Channel 9