Tag Archives: Environment

Dementia Green Care Handbook: Therapeutic Design and Practice (Safehouse / Housing LIN)

Summary This document covers the therapeutic use of gardens, gardening and the general design and therapeutic uses of outdoor spaces for people with dementia. The “Dementia Green Care Handbook” presents insights from Chalfont Design and their partners; including Age Concern Central Lancashire, NHS Central Lancashire … Continue reading

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Integrated Dementia Care: the Eight Pillars Model of Community Support (Alzheimer Scotland)

Summary Dementia affects the lives of 84,000 people in Scotland. Alzheimer Scotland’s “Eight Pillars” model was designed to facilitate the integration of health care interventions with social care interventions in Scotland. This report defines an integrated, comprehensive and evidence-based approach … Continue reading

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Communication With Cognitively Impaired Patients in Hospital (Nursing Older People)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 12, July 2012]. Summary This article, published in the Royal College of Nursing’s “Nursing Older People”, covers the effective communication skills essential for nurses … Continue reading

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Holistic Approaches and Environmental Design in Dementia Care (Foundations: Glossop, UK)

Summary This article outlines an alternative approach to the support of individuals with dementia to live independently and safely in their own homes. The approach makes use of environmental design and non-drug-based interventions. This holistic approach is designed to improve … Continue reading

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Case Studies: a Web-based Learning Resource (SCIE Dementia Gateway)

Summary The SCIE Dementia Gateway presents a collection of case studies based on real life stories. This web-based teaching resource is intended to help carers learn how to gather information and evidence about an individual with dementia in order to achieve better person-centered practice. … Continue reading

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