DTA’s Kirsty Bennett talks about how the new Aged Care Quality Standards can facilitate better design for dementia.
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The design of a building can change the way we engage and interact, move around, and even our mood.
Official opening of Australia’s first dementia-friendly, net-zero energy house, based on Dementia Training Australia design principles.
A case study on Dementia Training Australia’s work with Scalabrini Village is profiled in the program Every Three Seconds, launched at the Alzheimer’s Disease International conference in Chicago on Saturday.
Construction has started on a house set to change how older people live, underpinned by a set of design principles developed by DTA Executive Director, Professor Richard Fleming.
The ‘salutogenic approach’ has enormous relevance in aged care, particularly in the care of people with dementia.
Dementia Friendly Communities showcases examples of dementia-friendly initiatives around the world
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