Developing Supportive Design for People with Dementia (King’s Fund, Enhancing the Healing Environment)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 8, March 2012].

Summary

The design of the built environment can significantly help in compensating for the sensory loss and cognitive impairment associated with dementia, while supporting the continued independence of people in hospital who have dementia.

The King’s Fund has produced three resources to enable hospitals become more dementia friendly. This series of tools and resources have been developed in collaboration with NHS Trusts participating in The King’s Fund’s Enhancing the Healing Environment (EHE) Programme. They reflect research and evidence of best practice.

The first three documents in the series of tools and resources are:

Note: Free registration is required before being allowed access to these resources.

Read more: Developing supportive design for people with dementia (The King’s Fund).

About Dementia and Elderly Care News

Dementia and Elderly Care News. Wolverhampton Medical Institute: WMI. (jh)
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