The Physical Environment

Making changes to the environment can have a major impact on improving accessibility for people with dementia.  On this page you will find some helpful publications and links designed give you a greater understanding of the impact of the environment upon those living with dementia and what you can do to make their lives easier.

Dementia Friends Physical Environment checklist

Stirling University's Dementia Services Development Centre - click here to find out about dementia friendly design

The King's Fund - Supportive design for people with dementia.  Click here to find out more.

RNIB - Expert Series Blog: Sight Loss, Dementia and the Built Environment.  Click here to read their blog.  Or you can download their guide to homes for people with dementia in English or Welsh.  If asked for a password please enter RNIB2014Cymru.

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