People with dementia and those who care for them face difficult ethical dilemmas on a day-to-day basis.
In October 2009, the Council published a report, Dementia: ethical issues, which considers the ethical issues that arise in the context of dementia.
Ethical difficulties arising in dementia include:
The report was produced by an expert working party. To inform its deliberations, the Working Party consulted a wide range of people, including those with direct experience of living with dementia, people working in the field of dementia, and other members of the public.