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|Title: ||Design of health and social care environments for people living with dementia|
|Authors: ||Pantzartzis, Efthimia|
Price, Andrew D.F.
|Issue Date: ||2015|
|Publisher: ||© International Academy for Design and Health|
|Citation: ||PANTZARTZIS, E., PASCALE, F. and PRICE, A., 2015. Design of health and social care environments for people living with dementia. World Health Design, 8 (1), pp.68-77.|
|Abstract: ||This research paper targets one of the most prominent design challenges in our society today: how the built environment can respond to the increasing numbers of people living with dementia, which is a progressive condition for which there is currently no cure. People live with dementia in their own home, care homes and other residential settings; they also frequently need access to community settings and services including health care infrastructures, day centres and local communities, many of which are not dementia-friendly. However, available evidence and appropriate stakeholder consultation can improve understanding of the needs of people living with dementia and how to better design the built environment to make them more dementia-friendly.|
|Description: ||This item is Closed Access.|
|Version: ||Accepted for publication|
|Publisher Link: ||http://www.worldhealthdesign.com/|
|Appears in Collections:||Closed Access (Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering)|
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