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Intersection of Dementia + Design, Newcastle, UK, 2017
Tue, 21 Mar 2017, 09:00 – Wed, 22 Mar 2017, 17:00 GMT
This course intends to redress the balance between dementia care and dementia design by focussing on the complex combination of the individual, dementia and the built environment.
This course will develop your knowledge of the key principles of ‘dementia friendly’ design which is seen as one of a set of non-pharmacological interventions for people with dementia. Therefore any setting for people living with dementia should be dementia friendly to optimise the treatment outcomes from all interventions
Anyone involved in the development, delivery and use of services and spaces of inclusive environments.
This course is delivered over 2 days. Each day has essential learning sessions followed by optional sessions/interactive workshops on topics chosen by delegates from subjects below.
- Behaviour & communication
- Dementia design principles
- Impairments of ageing & dementia
- Policy overview
- Positive risk enablement
Optional sessions/interactive workshops
- Accessible interior environments
- Acoustic design
- Adapting existing environments
- Advanced dementia & the sensory environment
- Air quality
- Alcohol & dementia
- Landscape design
- Life story work
- Lighting design
- Meaningful activity & outdoor space
- Sexuality & dementia
- Sight, light and health
This event is RIBA approved CPD.
In case the event is moved/cancelled, we ask overseas delegates to contact the centre prior to booking travel/accommodation for this event.
To be entitled to a refund all cancellations MUST be received in writing no later than 2 weeks prior to the event date. An 80% refund will be given if cancelled more than 4 weeks prior to the event and 50% refund if less than 4 weeks notice is given. No refund will be given if cancellations are received within 2 weeks before the event. Should you be unable to attend, a substitute delegate is welcomed.
For further information about this event please contact Dawn Humble email@example.com or +44 (0) 1786 466 427