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Innovation in design to tackle rising dementia challenge

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Innovative and alternative living arrangements for the nation’s growing population of people living with dementia have been a huge focus within the aged care industry over the past few years, and continues to be with the recent opening of The Village by provider Scalabrini.

This new innovative inner Sydney residential aged care service is the most recent addition to the growing number of villages designed to help reduce the trauma for senior Australians living with dementia.

The supportive design of The Village by Scalabrini, which allows senior Italian-Australian couples to remain together despite varying care needs, joins many other highly-praised concepts unveiled over the past few years - such as Group Homes Australia’s unique traditional home and street living, and the highly anticipated Dementia Village in the works for Tasmania.

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Source:
Unknown Author, 2018, Aged Care Guide (https://www.agedcareguide.com.au/talking-aged-care)

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