Environmental and social contexts



Publication Details

Fleming, R. (2015). Environmental and social contexts. In D. Forman & D. Pond (Eds.), Care of the Person with Dementia: Interprofessional Practice and Education (pp. 159-170). Port Melbourne, Vic.: Cambridge University Press.

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Care of the Person with Dementia


Learning outcomes:

Outline principles of sound environmental design that enable maximising abilities and support limitations.

Describe the application of evidence-based designs in varying contexts: the home, community, residential care and acute care.

Discuss the application of principles of participatory involvement to the design of buildings for people with dementia. Discuss how an interprofessional education and interprofessional practice approach may enhance environmental design and participatory engagement.

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