6 July 2009

Wandering and dementia

The mysteries of dementia-driven wandering
National Public Radio: 29 June 2009
“Scientists are not sure why dementia often leads to roaming. But there is this sobering statistic from the Alzheimer's Association: About 50 percent of people who wander will suffer serious injury or death if they are not found within 24 hours.” > read story

The Return Safely Home Program, which operates in most Australia States and territories provide assistance return of a wandering person to their home.

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