Designing for dementia. Judith Torrington University of Sheffield School of Architecture EXTRA CARE HOUSING AND DEMENTIA CONFERENCE Tuesday 15th November 2005 Fielder Conference Centre Hatfield. Person factors. Formal support network. meaning. experiences. Social network.
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University of Sheffield
School of Architecture
EXTRA CARE HOUSING AND DEMENTIA CONFERENCE
Tuesday 15th November 2005
Fielder Conference Centre Hatfield
Everyone is a house with four rooms – a physical, a mental, an emotional and a spiritual. Most of us live in one room most of the time, but unless we go into each room every day, if only to keep it aired, we are not a complete person
safety & health
choice & control
soft co-ordinated colour
absence of glare
matt or satin paint finish
pictures of local landmarks
It is clear that some residents do not feel ‘at home’ because they worry about paying for their meals when they go into the dining room
..she goes in for her dinner, her tea. “I can’t have any. I haven’t paid for it. I haven’t got any money to pay for it;” they might have done it for 70, 80 years …And now all of a sudden it’s all done for them……(relative).
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