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The role of culture in designing environments for people with dementia

Environment and Behavior

Author: Day, K., Cohen, U.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 2000


This article outlines key aspects of culture to be considered in designing for people with dementia including cultural group history and life experiences, assets, beliefs and values, caregiving practices, and activities and preferences.

Further Details

Pages: 361-399
Volume: 32
Issue: 3
Accession Number: 21.09.05
Research Notes: Electronicc opy added 17/07/2013
Keywords: cognitivedesignAlzheimer's diseaseDementiacultural awareness
Reads: 115