Dementia Patients in Dutch Village Given Dementia-Friendly “Alternative Reality” (BBC News)

Summary

This BBC online video visits a dementia care home in the Netherlands which has experimented with new ways of treating patients by offering them an “alternative reality” more in-tune with their general mind-set.

Anna Holligan is shown around Hogeway, the virtual village near Amsterdam.

Read more and view the video: BBC News: Dementia patients in Dutch village given ‘alternative reality’.

Reference

Dementia patients in Dutch village given ‘alternative reality’. London: BBC News, December 16th 2012.

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