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Environmental Design in Dementia Care

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In a residential aged care context, environmental design is the ordering of small and large scale aspects of the environment by means of architecture, engineering, landscape architecture and planning. This can assist a resident in finding their way around, reduce confusion and increase independence.

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Environmental consideration should be thought of as an important factor to the provision of care for people with dementia.

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Deanne Mossman
25 Feb 2020
I found this resource to provide valuable learning to improve my awareness of providing quality care to residents living with Dementia.
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Richard Evetts
15 May 2022
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A good succinct resource.
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Lisa McInnes
05 Apr 2022
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Melinda Kelly-Hamilton
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24 Sep 2019
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Ann Hollaway
24 May 2020
General background information on the subject
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Annmaree Fitzsimons
03 Feb 2020
Very interesting we need more
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Carolyn Harding
26 Mar 2020
A very interesting clear and concise resource put forward. Easy learning.
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brooke sainsbery
25 Nov 2021
well written, provided further reading resources, now need more in depth reading
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