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The role of culture in designing environments for people with dementia

Environment and Behavior

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

Abstract:

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

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