Research indicates that 85% of people wish to stay at home as long as possible after a dementia diagnosis. Currently a third of people would not know where to find information on making their homes more dementia-friendly.
The Dementia-Friendly Housing Charter, co-produced by Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Friendly Communities programme in partnership with Housing & Care 21, has been designed to help housing professionals support people living with dementia to remain living in their homes. It also aims to provide a template to promote consistently good practice across regions.
Dementia Friendly Housing Charter: A guidance toolkit for a dementia-friendly approach to housing. [Online]: Housing Learning and Improvement Network, March 24th 2017.
This relates to:
Moore, B. Pritchard-Wilkes, V. Miles, S. [and] Sweeney, R. (2017). Dementia Friendly Housing Charter: guidance on providing a dementia-friendly approach to housing. London: Housing & Care 21 and Alzheimer’s Society, March 2017.
Housing organisations urged to unite against dementia. [Online]: Alzheimer’s Society, March 24th 2017.