Dementia and Communities

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Posted: May 19, 2014

Neighbourhoods for Life – Design Checklist

Lynne Mitchell

A checklist of recommendations for designing dementia-friendly outdoor environments. Burton E, Mitchell, L and Raman S (2004). Neighbourhoods for Life – A checklist of recommendations for designing dementia-friendly outdoor environments.

Posted: May 12, 2014

Supporting the friendships of people with dementia

Using illustrative case examples, in this paper we explore the friendships of people with dementia in the early stages of the condition and the benefits of looking beyond the family as the ‘go to’ support network that practitioners tend to focus on in their work with people with dementia. Ward R, Howorth M, Wilkinson H,… Read more »

Posted: May 7, 2014

Dementia Capable Communities Toolkit

Olivia Mastry

The ACT on Alzheimer’s Dementia Capable Communities Toolkit helps your community become dementia capable – a community that is informed, safe, and respectful of individuals with the disease, their families, and caregivers and that provides supportive options for quality of life.