Guidance to activity in dementia care


How to use Guidance to Activity in Dementia Care

This document sets out an overview of the Guidance and instructions for its use. You should download and read this document first.

Guidance Overview

  • Date: 17.07.2007
  • Author: Torrington, J., Chalfont, G., Sixsmith, A., Orpwood, R., Gibson, G., Clarke, P., Chadd, J. & Woolham, J.
  • Format: pdf - 278kb

Checklists

Choose the checklist which best fits the type of activity you have in mind. If the person with dementia would enjoy social interaction, then choose Social. If they might enjoy woodworking or painting, choose Work, Hobby & Physical. If they would like to stroll around the building, pick Circulation. To listen to live music, watch a movie or use a CD player pick Entertainment & Communication. The checklists often overlap, so you may need to choose more than one to adequately cover the activity. Download the checklists you need.

1. Social

  • Date: 17.07.2007
  • Format: pdf - 344kb

2. Entertainment and Communication

  • Date: 17.07.2007
  • Format: pdf - 227kb

3. Work, Hobby and Physical

  • Date: 17.07.2007
  • Format: pdf - 343kb

4. Natural World

  • Date: 17.07.2007
  • Format: pdf - 205kb

5. Spirit and Aspiration

  • Date: 17.07.2007
  • Format: pdf - 153kb

6. Circulation

  • Date: 17.07.2007
  • Format: pdf - 141kb

Key Space Requirements for Activities in Dementia Care

The final section Key Space Requirements for Activities in Dementia Care is a summary of design guidance and recommended space standards for various activities.

Key Space Requirements

  • Date: 17.07.2007
  • Author: Torrington, J., Chalfont, G., Sixsmith, A., Orpwood, R., Gibson, G., Clarke, P., Chadd, J. & Woolham, J.
  • Format: pdf - 221kb

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