Practical Guide to Dementia-Friendly Environments: the Access Audit (Innovations in Dementia)

Summary

Innovations in Dementia (ID) have produced a quick checklist on how to perform an audit with the aim of making buildings more suitable for people with dementia. The “access audit” includes an assessment of how persons with dementia typically approach the building and navigate the inside. Use of suitable signs, lighting, flooring, seating areas, toilets etc. are covered. This brief guide signposts readers where to obtain further advice and guidance.

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Reference

How to do an access audit: making buildings easier for people with dementia. Exeter: Innovations in Dementia CIC, June 4th 2015.

Note: Credit goes to the Housing Learning and Improvement Network for making this document available.

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