Human Rights

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Posted: May 2, 2021

Human Rights and the Confinement of People Living with Dementia in Care Homes

Linda Steele

Linda Steele, Ray Carr, Kate Swaffer, Lyn Phillipson, and Richard Fleming authored ‘Human Rights and the Confinement of People Living with Dementia in Care Homes’ in the Health and Human Rights Journal volume 22(1), June 2020.  

Posted: May 2, 2021

COVID-19 and Sites of Confinement

Linda Steele

Sara Dehm, Claire Loughnan and Linda Steele authored the article ‘COVID-19 and Sites of Confinement: Public Health, Disposable Lives and Legal Accountability in Immigration Detention and Aged Care’ in the UNSW Law Journal volume 44(1) in April 2021.

Posted: April 28, 2020

Safe and Just Futures for People Living with Dementia in Residential Aged Care

Linda Steele

The ‘Safe and Just Futures for People Living with Dementia in Residential Aged Care’ project looked at common aspects of the environmental design of residential aged care facilities that detrimentally impact on the quality of life and human rights of people living with dementia. The project was funded by a Dementia Australia Research Foundation Victoria… Read more »

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Posted: April 28, 2020

Human rights for people living with dementia: an Australian anthology

Linda Steele

This resource is an outcome of the ‘Safe and Just Futures for People Living with Dementia in Residential Aged Care’. The project looked at common aspects of the environmental design of residential aged care facilities that detrimentally impact on the quality of life and human rights of people living with dementia. Linda Steele, Kate Swaffer,… Read more »

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Posted: October 7, 2019

To equality – and beyond? Queer reflections on an emerging rights-based approach to dementia in Scotland

Richard Ward

Westwood S & Price E (eds.) Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans* individuals living with dementia: concepts, practice and rights. Routledge Advances in Sociology, 181. London: Routledge

Posted: September 30, 2019

Questioning Segregation of People Living with Dementia in Australia

Linda Steele

Linda Steele, Kate Swaffer, Lyn Phillipson and Richard Fleming, ‘Questioning Segregation of People Living with Dementia in Australia: An International Human Rights Approach to Care Homes’, (2019) 8(3) Laws 18, https://doi.org/10.3390/laws8030018

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