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Title: Design of health and social care environments for people living with dementia
Authors: Pantzartzis, Efthimia
Pascale, Federica
Price, Andrew D.F.
Keywords: Dementia
Building design
Built environment
Housing
Hospitals
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
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/21350
Publisher Link: http://www.worldhealthdesign.com/
ISSN: 1654-9694
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