11th May 2022

Dementia friendly environment at Dane Garth

9th May 2022

The Journey to creating a Care Home dementia-friendly environment

The immediate surroundings can have a huge impact on the quality of life of residents. The right environment can help promote meaningful interaction and purposeful activities […]
6th May 2022

Distinguishing the time of day in Care Homes

Orientation aids As well as changing the environment using orientation aids such as clocks and artificial lighting can all help residents distinguish the time of day. […]
6th May 2022

Dining and Eating areas in Care Homes

Dining and Eating areas in Care Homes Making the dining area as appealing to the senses as possible with familiar sounds, smells and food can help […]
6th May 2022

Bathrooms and Mirrors in Care Homes

Ensure the use of suitable bathroom fixtures and fittings Where possible, the wall and floor should be in contrasting colours. Use coloured grab rails, surround frames […]
5th May 2022

Bedrooms in Care Homes

Bedrooms For a person with dementia just finding the bedroom when faced with a number of doors can be confusing. This can lead to residents walking […]
29th March 2022

A Guide to developing an orientation strategy

A guide to developing an orientation strategy It is often easier to think about your orientation strategy in five sections: Orientation in Toilet areas Ensure all […]
29th March 2022

Dementia Friendly Signage Guide

Dementia Friendly Signage Guide Signage is a key part of an orientation strategy, particularly for those living with dementia. Easy navigation around unfamiliar places such as […]
15th March 2022

How activities can help reduce length of stay and improve well being for patients in acute hospital settings

How activities can help reduce length of stay and improve well being for patients in acute hospitals Engagement in healthcare settings should always be a key […]