A Design and Dementia Community of Practice (CoP) is currently developing knowledge translation (KT) tools that provide evidenced-based recommendations for dementia and senior friendly environmental design.
 

Dementia-Friendly Design Considerations

Doorways   Lighting  Noise-Physical   Noise-Social   Wayfinding  

Now Featuring

  • Dementia- Friendly Doorway Design - Interventions & Innovations - recording NEW (slides) Presenters: Jocelyn Hunt, B.A. Gerontology, CPG, CAPS; Environmental Gerontologist / Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist; Home Adaptation and Maintenance Program Manager; CHATS - Community & Home Assistance to Seniors; and Jennifer Blaik, B.R.L.S; Post Graduate Certificate Therapeutic Recreation; Psychogeriatric Resource Consultant,  The Regional Municipality of York


 

Presentations

Resources

Books

Community of practice members share their expertise:

  • Annotated bibliography prepared by Bill Benbow, a development consultant for senior's housing and care and a  community of practice member. These articles are specifically related to research and information on Wayfinding. For more Information please visit Bill's website
  • Murray Alzheimer Resource Education Program (MAREP) - Community of practice member Jessica Luh-Kim is the Associate Director of Education at MAREP where they have a variety of tools and resources available.

Merging Research and Practice

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