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The impact of disorientating spaces on people with dementia can be profound, and can create serious deterioration in their wellbeing. Case studies of new build and refurbished care homes reveal how dementia-friendly interior and exterior design enable improved working practices for care staff, and lead to greater independence and a better quality of life for residents.

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The impact of disorientating spaces on people with dementia can be profound, and can create serious deterioration in their wellbeing. Case studies of new build and refurbished care homes reveal how dementia-friendly interior and exterior design enable improved working practices for care staff, and lead to greater independence and a better quality of life for residents.

    • video
    The Lodge: public space

    The Lodge: public space

    The role of space, light, colour and contrast in effective design for dementia care.

    • 5 min
    Transcript -- The Lodge: public space

    Transcript -- The Lodge: public space

    The role of space, light, colour and contrast in effective design for dementia care.

    • video
    The Lodge: private space

    The Lodge: private space

    Dementia-friendly design features in the individual apartments at The Lodge.

    • 4 min
    Transcript -- The Lodge: private space

    Transcript -- The Lodge: private space

    Dementia-friendly design features in the individual apartments at The Lodge.

    • video
    The Lodge: the Market Square

    The Lodge: the Market Square

    The role of the multi-functional Market Square in promoting independence and interaction, and reducing stigma.

    • 3 min
    Transcript -- The Lodge: the Market Square

    Transcript -- The Lodge: the Market Square

    The role of the multi-functional Market Square in promoting independence and interaction, and reducing stigma.

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