Dementia Design Principles

Dementia Design Principles

In a world first earlier this month, a design school for people with dementia was hosted in Birmingham.  People with dementia worked together with design experts to build a knowledge base about dementia inclusive design. Read more about the design school coordinated...
Meaning and Purpose for People Living with Dementia

Meaning and Purpose for People Living with Dementia

According to the Alzheimer’s Society, dementia not only steals memories and fosters depression and anxiety; it also robs individuals of their sense of purpose in life. Depression occurs in 20% to 40% of cases¬†while anxiety occurs in 5% to 20% of cases of people...
Dementia Care and Person Centred Care Records

Dementia Care and Person Centred Care Records

In the past I had a resident who had been a milk farmer in his earlier years, where he would wake up daily at 4.00am to milk his cows. This sleeping pattern continued when he had dementia, and he would become distressed if he were to spend too long indoors....