Fear of wandering is a big concern for those looking after dementia patients in Care Homes or within their own families. It is a major risk for those living with dementia as, according to the Alzheimer’s Association, it affects 60% of those living with the condition. So, if you administer Dementia Care, what are the best ways to prevent wandering to limit the dangers it presents to older adults?
Who’s at risk?
As mentioned above, anyone that’s living with Alzheimer’s or dementia is at risk of wandering. Thus, whilst it’s difficult to predict, common signs to look out for in patients or loved ones may include:
Forgetting directions to familiar places
Returning from outings later than usual
Designing for Dining
We explore why the design of dining rooms and the products used in them is crucial to supporting people living with dementia.
Over recent years we have explored best practise in
Roman blinds are very popular in care homes. They offer a more nuanced way of modulating sun light, offer greater privacy and the fabric design options are practically infinite.
Fitting Roman blinds