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Articulating environmental press in environments for people with dementia

Alzheimer's Care Quarterly

Author: Calkins, M. P.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 2004


Alzheimer's is a progressive disease that impairs the ability of the individual to function independently. In this article Calkins, focuses on environmental manipulation; physical and social environments that enhance or serve to maintain the ability of an individual with dementia to function as independently as possible. She reports on the development of a theoretical framework that specifically links physiologic changes that occur in the brains of individuals with dementia with aspects of the environment.

Further Details

Pages: 165-172
Volume: 5
Issue: 2
Accession Number: 01.06.05
Notes: original
Keywords: cognitive, older, design
Reads: 286