Design for Nature in Dementia Care (University of Bradford by Garuth Chalfont

By Garuth Chalfont

conserving a connection to nature is more and more known as an enormous part of taking care of somebody with dementia. layout for Nature in Dementia Care offers entire examples of the way to connect with nature via indoor and open air activities.

The writer describes quite a lot of actions that supply a connection to nature, resembling taking care of residence crops and pets, gardening and cooking, training handicrafts and household chores. He indicates sensible how you can contain nature into indoor and open air environments and in addition into the layout of structures and landscapes. those feedback are drawn from interdisciplinary examine in environmental psychology, neurology, structure, nursing and dementia care practice.

This booklet is a pragmatic source for care prone and layout execs who are looking to use nature to enhance the lives of individuals with dementia.

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