Environmental Design for People with Dementia Nearing End of Life
$3.00 | CEU Hours:1.00 | Intermediate
Approved by Oregon DHS for AMH, APD and DD
CEU Course Description
The design of environments in which people with dementia live should be understandable, reinforce personal identity, and maintain their ability. This CEU course explores the view of people with dementia, family carers, and professionals on what aspects of the physical environment would be important to support good quality of life to the very end.
Article Author: Richard Fleming, Ph.D., et al.
Exam writer: Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)
CEU Course Objectives
1. Enumerate key principles of design for those with dementia.
2. Investigate what privacy means for carers of those with dementia.
3. Examine which features of the physical environment receive strong support in terms of their importance to people with dementia nearing the end of life.
4. Identify a useful way to ensure a more interesting experience for people who are in reclining chairs or confined to bed.
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