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Dementia signage not just for dementia environments

Posted on Sun 16th Jun, 2019 in: Dementia Design, Dementia Friendly Environments, Dementia Friendly Products

Why all public spaces can, and should, be more dementia friendly   Dementia signage is, by necessity, different to regular wayfinding signage due to the different way a person with dementia perceives visual cues. Dementia signage is therefore commonplace now in dementia environments: care homes, hospitals, day centres etc, but its value is not limited to these specialist environments and if...

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What is social prescribing and how can it help people with dementia?

Posted on Wed 29th May, 2019 in: Dementia Design, Dementia Friendly Environments, Dementia Friendly Products

How stimulation and social interaction can improve well-being   The idea behind social prescribing is to connect people to community initiatives, to arts and culture and to other activities that can help bring calm and encourage interaction with others. It is particularly beneficial for those living with dementia as it can reduce distress and agitation and generally make them happier. The h...

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All 7 dementia friendly tips for Dementia Action Week

Posted on Wed 22nd May, 2019 in: Dementia Design, Dementia Friendly Environments, Dementia Friendly Products, Fear Of Reflection In Dementia

A round-up of our daily dementia tips for care homes   Dementia Action Week has drawn to a close once again. All week we have been sharing our best tips to enable care homes to implement dementia friendly principles in their care environments. These were posted on Facebook and Twitter every day but don’t worry if you missed any, we can now share this round-up of all 7 tips here on the...

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Daily dementia friendly tips for care homes

Posted on Fri 17th May, 2019 in: Dementia Design, Dementia Friendly Environments, Dementia Friendly Products

Sharing our dementia environment experience for Dementia Action Week 2019   This week is Dementia Action Week, a campaign that aims to unite people, workplaces and communities to help improve the lives of people living with dementia. We think this is a fantastic way for all people to learn more about how they can help people living with dementia navigate everyday life.   We obviously...

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Can good care home signage reduce its medication bill?

Posted on Wed 24th Apr, 2019 in: Dementia Design, Dementia Friendly Environments, Dementia Friendly Products

Linking reduction in stress to the care home environment   Reducing the need for medication for care home residents has clear benefits: not only is it better for patients to be less reliant on medication, but less medication can mean reduced costs. Clearly, people who live in care home environments will have complex medication requirements linked to their health but there are medical condit...

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