Design

The Room Outside ($32.95)

The Room Outside ($32.95)

 

The room outside is the long-awaited new book from Annie Pollock who with Colm Cunningham advocates strongly for well-designed gardens and outdoor spaces with ease of access to enhance the lives of older people and people with dementia.

Is this OUTSIDE public space dementia-inclusive? A checklist for use by dementia groups

Is this OUTSIDE public space dementia-inclusive? A checklist for use by dementia groups

Has your dementia group been invited to walk round and comment on an outside public space? For example, a shopping centre, park, station or the approach to a public building.

Is this INSIDE public space dementia-inclusive? A checklist for use by dementia groups

Is this INSIDE public space dementia-inclusive? A checklist for use by dementia groups

Has your dementia group been invited to walk round and comment on an outside public space? For example, a shopping centre, park, station or the approach to a public building.

Enlighten ($32.95)

Enlighten ($32.95)

Older people need about twice as much light as younger people to accomplish everyday tasks comfortably and the need is even greater for people with dementia. Enlighten: Lighting for older people and people with dementia provides general insights for a broad readership, recommendations for care professionals and detailed technical information for engineers, architects and designers responsible for new buildings, refurbishments and alterations. 

Designing Outdoor Spaces for People with Dementia ($49.95)

Designing Outdoor Spaces for People with Dementia ($49.95)

In many facilities for people with dementia, there is often little or no access to the outdoors and to fresh air. Research shows that there are considerable benefits that come from spending time outdoors and having a good view out from a building. So, why is it that people living with dementia, often have poor access to outside spaces and the benefits that come from being outside?

Design Smart ($159.95)

Design Smart ($159.95)

DesignSmart: The rating tool for environments that work for people with dementia has been developed by HammondCare's Dementia Centre to assist in the creation of built environments that empower and enable older people and people with dementia.