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Ministry of Health 2016. Secure Dementia Care Home Design: Information Resource. Wellington: Ministry of Health, NZ
Published in August 2016
Document also available at:
secure-dementia-care-home-design-information-resource NZ MOH.pdf
Contributor: Shereen Moloney - 23 Aug 2016, 2:41 PM
Title: ADI reports on Dementia Friendly Communities
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.
Contributor: Dementia Resources Project - 12 Apr 2017, 12:04 PM
Title: Insite Magazine – 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
NZME. Educational Media
Level 2, NZME. House
190 Taranaki Street
Contributor: Dementia Resources Project - 20 Jun 2017, 2:04 PM
Title: How can paint make your aged care facility more dementia-friendly?
Description: Details the way choosing the paint for your aged care facility can improve the quality of life for dementia sufferers
Appropriate Audience: Aged care facilities
Online contact form - http://www.resene.co.nz/colorite/form.html
Contributor: Dementia Resources Project - 28 Jul 2017, 12:12 PM
Title: A Guide to Creating a Dementia Friendly Ward
Admission to hospital can be distressing for people with dementia, but appropriately designed surroundings can reduce this. This article explains how simple adaptations to the ward environment can improve the quality of care they receive.
Appropriate Audience: Nurses
Suzanne Gaunt - firstname.lastname@example.org
Contributor: Dementia Resources Project - 28 Jul 2017, 4:08 PM
Title: Dementia Services Development Centre – 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.
At DSDC we offer the following core services:
· Scheme Reviews
· Product Development
Contact: Online contact form - http://dementia.stir.ac.uk/contact-us
Contributor: Dementia Resources Project - 10 Jan 2018, 1:09 PM