When there’s no word for dementia

The National Ageing Research Institute says there’s limited awareness of dementia in people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Director of Social Gerontology at the institute, Bianca Brijnath, explains how this is leading to delayed diagnosis and poorer outcomes.

‘Moving pictures’ is a film project that hopes to change that.

Sukhwinder Rakhra is a carer for his mother who has dementia and tells us why it was so important to be interviewed for the project.

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