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Human factors and environmental support in Alzheimer's disease

Aging and Mental Health

Author: Charness, N., Holley, P.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 2001


In this article, the authors take a human factors perspective to identify ways of improving the lives of people affected by dementia by using human factors techniques to develop safe, effective designs. They examine environmental support for cognitive functions and designing facilities for people with Alzheimer's disease. The authors suggests design and training techniques, and attempt to provide a framework for considering the needs of satkeholders and for promoting public policy.

Further Details

Pages: S65-S73
Volume: 5
Issue: Supplement 1
ISBN/ISSN: 1364–6915
Accession Number: August, 2010
Notes: original
Electronic Resource Number: 10.1080/713650000
Keywords: cognitive, design, older
Reads: 163