Intersection of Dementia + Design, London 2017

Intersection of Dementia + Design, London 2017
Event on 2017-06-07 09:00:00
This course intends to redress the balance between dementia care and dementia design by focussing on the complex combination of the individual, dementia and the built environment. This course will develop your knowledge of the key principles of ‘dementia friendly’ design which is seen as one of a set of non-pharmacological interventions for people with dementia. Therefore any setting for people living with dementia should be dementia friendly to optimise the treatment outcomes from all interventions SUITABLE FOR Anyone involved in the development, delivery and use of services and spaces of inclusive environments. DELIVERY This course is delivered over 2 days.  Each day has essential learning sessions followed by optional sessions/interactive workshops on topics chosen by delegates from subjects below. CONTENT Essentials: Behaviour & communication Dementia design principles Impairments of ageing & dementia Policy overview Positive risk enablement Optional sessions/interactive workshops Accessible interior environments Acoustic design Adapting existing environments Advanced dementia & the sensory environment Air quality Alcohol & dementia Landscape design Life story work Lighting design Meaningful activity & outdoor space Sexuality & dementia Sight, light and health CPD This event is RIBA approved CPD. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION In case the event is moved/cancelled, we ask overseas delegates to contact the centre prior to booking travel/accommodation for this event. CANCELLATIONSTo be entitled to a refund all cancellations MUST be received in writing no later than 2 weeks prior to the event date. An 80% refund will be given if cancelled more than 4 weeks prior to the event and 50% refund if less than 4 weeks notice is given. No refund will be given if cancellations are received within 2 weeks before the event. Should you be unable to attend, a substitute delegate is welcomed. For further information about this event please contact Dawn Humble or +44 (0) 1786 466 427

at The Royal Institute Of British Architects
66 Portland Place
The West End, United Kingdom

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