SAC Position Statement: The Role of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists in Dementia Care

Category: 
Audiology
Speech-Language Pathology
Type: 
Position Papers

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Position Statement

It is the position of Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC) that speech-language pathologists and audiologists are integral to the care of people living with dementia, as well as to their families and caregivers, and must be part of the dementia care team.