Design Lessons from Three Australian Dementia Support Facilities
AbstractThere is a significant increase in the number of people with dementia, and the demand for residential support facilities is expected to increase. Providing an appropriate living environment for residents with dementia, which can cater for their specific needs is crucial. Residential aged care design can impact the quality of life and wellbeing of the residents. In this investigation, three recently constructed dementia support facilities in Victoria, Australia are selected for evaluation. Through fieldwork observation, design evaluation and space syntax analysis, the aim of this investigation is to consider the design of these three facilities in the context of current evidence on how the built environment can best accommodate residents with dementia. View Full-Text
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Chau, H.-W.; Newton, C.; Woo, C.M.M.; Ma, N.; Wang, J.; Aye, L. Design Lessons from Three Australian Dementia Support Facilities. Buildings 2018, 8, 67.
Chau H-W, Newton C, Woo CMM, Ma N, Wang J, Aye L. Design Lessons from Three Australian Dementia Support Facilities. Buildings. 2018; 8(5):67.Chicago/Turabian Style
Chau, Hing-wah; Newton, Clare; Woo, Catherine M.M.; Ma, Nan; Wang, Jiayi; Aye, Lu. 2018. "Design Lessons from Three Australian Dementia Support Facilities." Buildings 8, no. 5: 67.
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