This workshop explores the application of 10 evidence based principles of enabling dementia design across a variety of environments such as hospitals, day centres and residential homes. Full of practical advice and tips, topic areas include:
- Architectural design, signage and choosing furniture
- Use of colour and lighting
- Creating meaningful engagement opportunities
- Creating therapeutic garden space
The workshop will also provide information on use of design audit tools and an opportunity to visit a dementia specialist day centre to view the principles in practice.
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Alzheimers Australia WA
Alzheimer’s Australia WA are the peak dementia organisation providing leadership in care, advocacy and education to both people living with dementia and the health and aged care industry. We offer a holistic approach to our care that respects the individuality of people living with dementia.
In Western Australia, there are 32,000 people living with dementia. The majority of those with dementia live at home and are supported.