El entorno para el cuidado de personas con demencia

Pantzartzis, Efthimia and Price, Andrew D. F. and Pascale, Federica (2015) El entorno para el cuidado de personas con demencia. In: Asociación Argentina de Arquitectura e Ingeniería Hospitalaria (AADAIH) Conference 2015, 13-16 October 2014, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Abstract

Populations in many countries are ageing at a rapid pace which is expected to rise over the coming years. Health and social care provision and infrastructure need to respond to the ageing population and its related conditions such as dementia. The healthcare built environment can impact on people with dementia and the care pathway is highly relevant to quality of life, patients, residents, family, staff and carers. Evidence-based design solutions and best practice can help to improve the quality of life and deliver value for money during a period of rapid change where long term solutions relating to the healthcare environment are requrired. Research and pilot studies can help to demonstrate the benefits of evidence-based design and best practice for integrated care delivery. This paper explores the current trend and future oportunities to deliver dementia-friendly environments and integrated care through gathering of evidence, development of best practice guidance and integration of care delivery.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Keywords: Dementia, Design
Faculty: Faculty of Science & Technology
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email federica.pascale@anglia.ac.uk
Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2017 14:46
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2018 14:13
URI: http://arro.anglia.ac.uk/id/eprint/701413

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