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The Importance of a Consumer Perspective in Home Adaptation of Alzheimer's Households

Staying put - adapting the places instead of the people

Author: Silverstein, N. M., Hyde, J.
Type: Book Section
Year: 1997


This study compares the home adaptation needs of the cognitively impaired to those of the frail elderly. Silverstein and Hyde explore the unique adaptation needs of people with Alzheimer's disease and report new research which seeks to understand how dementia caregivers view adaptation.

Further Details

Author: Lanspery, S., Hyde, J.
Pages: 91-111
Publish Location: Amityville, NY
Publisher: Baywood Publishing
ISBN/ISSN: 0-89503-133-7
Accession Number: September, 2011
Notes: Retain Print
Access Date: 26.4.06
Keywords: cognition, design
Reads: 230