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Holding on to home : designing environments for people with dementia

Author: Cohen, U., Weismen, G. D.
Type: Book
Year: 1991


People with dementia live in environments ranging from their own homes to community-based group homes and long-term care facilities. Holding On to Home addresses key issues for the planning and modification of all these settings. The book is thoroughly illustrated. The authors set forth a program of practical design principles linked to specific therapeutic goals. A useful reference for caregivers, architects and interior designers.

Further Details

Pages: 181
Publish Location: Baltimore
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
ISBN/ISSN: 0801840694
Notes: original
Keywords: carer, cognitive, design, modification
Reads: 188