Tag Archives: Moral Relativism

Exploring the Morality and Efficacy of White Lies and Deception in Dementia Care (MHF)

Summary The Mental Health Foundation (MHF)’s “Dementia: what is truth?” report explores strategies for handling the different realities and beliefs held by persons with dementia. It concludes, perhaps realistically, that judicious use of non-truths and half-truths may be justified if … Continue reading

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Challenging Reflections on Personal Wealth and Age (BBC Radio 4)

Summary Personal unselfish reflections from Will Self (William Woodard Self: novelist, journalist, political commentator and humorist). A counter-intuitive solution to the thorny “dementia tax” problem? Full Audio Link Reference Self, W. (2016). I gave it all away. London: BBC Radio … Continue reading

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Ethics Tool Kit (BMA)

Summary The British Medical Association (BMA) has produced a tool kit of information summary “cards” which introduce the core issues concerning common ethical problems and provide practical approaches to those problems / issues. “The tool kit is structured around a number … Continue reading

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