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Updated on: 11-Jun-2016

Title: ADI reports on Dementia Friendly Communities

Source/Link:https://www.alz.co.uk/dementia-friendly-communities/resources

Website: https://www.alz.co.uk/dementia-friendly-communities/resources

Description: A dementia friendly community can be defined as: a place or culture in which people with dementia and their carers are empowered, supported and included in society, understand their rights and recognise their full potential.

This set of reports from ADI outlines key principles in creating dementia friendly communities, and gives an overview of the progress made in creating dementia friendly communities worldwide.

Target Audience: Business owners, service providers, HCP

Appropriate Audience: Anyone who comes into contact with people with dementia and the people that care for them.

Pricing: Nil, available free to download from the ADI website.

Contact Person: Contact details for ADI can be found at https://www.alz.co.uk/contact and email info@alz.co.uk

Contributor: Dementia Resources Project - 12 Apr 2017, 12:05 PM

Title: Insite Magazine – Dementia Friendly Design

Source/Link: http://insitemagazine.co.nz/?s=dementia+friendly+design

Description: Information on designing dementia friendly living environments.

Appropriate Audience: Designers, Architects, Aged Residential Care Facilities, Family/Whānau of people with dementia

Contact:

Editor – Jude Barback

Phone: 07 542 3013

Email: judith.barback@nzme-ed.co.nz

Twitter: @INsite_NZ

Facebook: facebook.com/healthwellbeingnz

Address:

NZME. Educational Media
Level 2, NZME. House
190 Taranaki Street
Wellington 6011
New Zealand

Contributor: Dementia Resources Project - 20 Jun 2017, 2:06 PM

Title: Dementia: Stigma, Language, and Dementia-friendly

 

Source/Link: http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/1471301214548143

Description: This article discusses the stigmatization of people with dementia, the role of language in that stigmatization, and how a lack of inclusion undermines Dementia-friendly initiatives.

Contact:

Kate Swaffer – ks260@uowmail.edu.au 

Contributor: Dementia Resources Project - 04 Aug 2017, 12:12 PM

Title: Designing a dementia-friendly website

Source/Link: https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2016/05/designing-a-dementia-friendly-website/

Description: This article addresses design and writing issues that can make a website difficult for a person living with dementia to engage with, and look at how the authors went about designing a dementia-friendly website.

Target Audience: People designing websites, both targeted towards people living with dementia, and web designers in general.

Appropriate Audience: People developing content that people living with dementia will be engaging with.

Contributor: Dementia Resources Project - 11 Aug 2017, 2:36 PM

Title: Dementia Services Development Centre – Design

Source/Link: http://dementia.stir.ac.uk/design

Description: For over 25 years Dementia Services Development Centre (University of Stirling http://dementia.stir.ac.uk/about-dsdc )multidisciplinary team of clinical specialists, architects and designers have been promoting the importance of design for people with dementia. We have developed a unique insight into what can be done to support people with dementia, based on research and evidence of what makes a difference.

What we do

At DSDC we offer the following core services:

·         Design Training

·         Scheme Reviews

·         Product Development

·         Audit & Accreditation

·         Bespoke Client Briefing Development

·         Bespoke, enhanced design input

 

Contact: Online contact form - http://dementia.stir.ac.uk/contact-us

Contributor: Dementia Resources Project - 16 Jan 2018, 11:51 AM