Can a lie ever be therapeutic? The debate continues
Amy Wood-Mitchell and colleagues examine what is meant by ‘lying’ to people with dementia, and ponder whether such communication can ever be therapeutic. Facts or feelings: do we need to choose? Also, Jackie Pool considers all the recent JDC articles on the subject of lying, and welcomes ongoing debate.
Author/s: Amy Wood-Mitchell, Jackie Pool
Vol: 15, Issue: 2, pp24-28