Examples of Supportive Design for People with Dementia (King’s Fund)

Summary

Twenty six Enhancing the Healing Environment (EHE) projects have now been completed in 23 NHS acute, community and mental health hospitals in England. The King’s Fund’s Enhancing the Healing Environment (EHE) Programme (2009-2012) involved exploring ways to improve the care environment for people with dementia, with funding from the Department of Health. This document is a showcase of practical, economical and effective examples which might inspire staff and their organisations to develop environments of care which are supportive, safe and reassuring for people with dementia.

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King’s Fund (2013). Developing supportive design for people with dementia: The King’s Fund’s Enhancing the Healing Environment Programme 2009-2012. London: The King’s Fund’s Enhancing the Healing Environment programme, January 2013.

[A version of this item features in Dementia: the Latest Evidence, Volume 3 Issue 6, February 2013].

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