July 31, 2017

Dementia-friendly public spaces

Solutions are, of course, comprehensively explored on how to assist people with dementia to live more comfortable lives at home for longer. Keeping sufferers happy within their four walls, however, is not the only answer and finding ways to help them venture further afield is also important. Recent statistics from Alzheimer’s Research UK reveal that by 2040 the number of people expected to have dementia is to quadruple, with 59,199 to 219,409 more people needing palliative care from the disease. Finland, Sweden, Denmark rank above the UK on the list of countries that have the highest rate of deaths from dementia, with Belgium and the Netherlands even higher. Dementia, and the quality of care available for sufferers, is very much...
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