Design for Dementia: Care Environments

Care Environments

This workshop explores the application of 10 evidence based principles of enabling dementia design across a variety of environments such as hospitals, day centres and residential aged care facilities. Full of practical advice and tips, topic areas include:

  • Architectural design, signage and choosing furniture
  • Use of colour and lighting
  • Creating meaningful engagement opportunities
  • Creating therapeutic garden space

The workshop will also provide information on use of design audit tools and an opportunity to visit a dementia specialist day centre to view the principles in practice.

Alzheimer’s Australia WA, 9 Bedbrook Place, Shenton Park – 1.00pm to 4.00pm

Dates:

  • TBA

Cost:

  • If you work for a HACC Community Care Service - $85
  • If you work in aged, disability or health care e.g hospital, residential care, client directed care package or disability community care - $120