Designing Outdoor Spaces for People with Dementia discusses how to effectively use outside spaces for people with dementia. It not an academic guide to research but a practical book filled with case studies from across the world.
Designing Outdoor Spaces for People with Dementia is edited by internationally respected experts Mary Marshall and Annie Pollock. Featuring authors from Japan, USA, Norway, the UK as well as Australia, the book provides a review of evidence-based research supporting the importance of access to outdoor spaces, tips on understanding how to use outdoor spaces appropriately and case studies from around the world describing how to develop and utilise well designed spaces for people with dementia. Designing Outdoor Spaces for People with Dementia is written for:
- people who own and commission buildings for people with dementia;
- architects and landscape architects;
- managers of facilities for people with dementia;
- medical, nursing and care staff;
- occupational therapists and physiotherapists;
- relatives of people with dementia; and
- people living with dementia.
- Softcover: 227 pages
- Publisher: HammondCare Media, 2012
- Language: English
- Product Dimensions: 250 x 177 x 16 mm