Dementia design: creating a dementia enabling environment for any setting

Dementia design: creating a dementia enabling environment for any setting

Research has shown how the physical environment can be both an enabler and barrier for people living with dementia as their condition progresses. This workshop will explore the impact of the living environment on a person living with dementia and how principles of dementia design can be applied to a specific environment that can help to support independence and wellbeing.

This course is available in:
ACT
Course duration:
3 hours
Suitable for:
All health professionals

Course description

Course Summary

Research has shown how the physical environment can be both an enabler and barrier for people living with dementia as their condition progresses. This workshop will explore the impact of the living environment on a person living with dementia and how principles of dementia design can be applied to a specific environment that can help to support independence and wellbeing.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

On completion of this session you will learn about:
the impact of the living environment on a person living with dementia
the principles of dementia design
how to apply these principles to support independence and wellbeing for people living with dementia
where to access further resources to promote and improve dementia design in your workplace

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