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dc.contributor.authorBowes, Alison
dc.contributor.authorDawson, Alison
dc.date.accessioned2021-04-24T02:01:03Z
dc.date.available2021-04-24T02:01:03Z
dc.date.issued2019
dc.date.submitted2021-04-23T12:00:28Z
dc.identifierONIX_20210423_9781787699717_3
dc.identifierhttps://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/48376
dc.identifier.urihttps://directory.doabooks.org/handle/20.500.12854/68148
dc.description.abstractThe ebook edition of this title is Open Access and is freely available to read online. This review systematically explores and assesses the quality of the evidence base for effective and supportive design of living environments for people living with Dementia. Dementia is a major challenge for all countries, as the population with the condition is growing rapidly. Societies desperately need to identify measures which mean that they can continue to thrive with a large population of people who are cognitively impaired. Medical treatments are poor, and there is little indication of better medications appearing in the coming decades. There is urgent need for non-medical advances which can address the challenge including ensuring environments are conducive to living better with Dementia. Whilst there is a lot of activity in this area of Dementia friendly design, the evidence base remains poorly synthesized and weak. This book pulls evidence together to provide a solid reference point from which further research and further developments in the field of Dementia care and support can proceed.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.relation.ispartofseriesEmerald Points
dc.rightsopen access
dc.subject.classificationthema EDItEUR::M Medicine and Nursing::MK Medical specialties, branches of medicine::MKJ Neurology and clinical neurophysiology::MKJA Autism and Asperger’s Syndromeen_US
dc.subject.classificationthema EDItEUR::V Health, Relationships and Personal development::VF Family and health::VFD Popular medicine and healthen_US
dc.subject.classificationthema EDItEUR::J Society and Social Sciences::JB Society and culture: general::JBF Social and ethical issues::JBFM Disability: social aspectsen_US
dc.subject.otherEnvironment;design;Dementia;Alzheimer’s;home;older people's care;gerontology;disability
dc.titleDesigning Environments for People with Dementia
dc.title.alternativeA Systematic Literature Review
dc.typebook
oapen.relation.isbn9781787699717
oapen.relation.isbn9781787699731
oapen.relation.isbn9781787699748
oapen.imprintEmerald Publishing Limited
oapen.pages136
oapen.place.publicationBingley


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