Dementia and the physical environment: what improvements can we make?

In this session, Teresa Atkinson from the Association for Dementia Studies, University of Worcester will be looking at how dementia and the physical environment interact. You’ll learn about some of the symptoms of dementia and the impact these can have, before exploring how dementia friendly design can help. The session will cover the principles of dementia friendly environments, helping you to be more aware of your surroundings, before focusing on changes that can be made within the home and also within the garden. You’ll also have the opportunity to ask questions and get information about useful resources.