We are all well aware that the UK is aging and aging quickly. With This those developing dementia will increase.
Therefore, designing for dementia has always been important, but demand for dementia friendly care provision is only going to increase exponentially.
The Alzheimer’s Society predicts that by 2051 over 2 million people will be living with dementia.
Over the years we have seen how dementia care has evolved and how this has impacted on care home design. It is also worth remembering that those with dementia are often living with other ailments.
Our expert team have put together some top tips on how best to design care homes and furniture with dementia in mind.
1) Know and understand dementia
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