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Dementia environment problems and solutions table

Our Dementia Environment Problems and Solutions Table is a comprehensive resource tailored to help caregivers and family members create a safer, more comfortable environment for individuals with dementia. This guide provides detailed solutions to common environmental challenges faced both inside and outside the home, enhancing the quality of life for those affected.

Key Sections:

Internal Environment

  • Finding Their Way: Use signage to help navigate the home.
  • Lounge Decor: Use contrasting colors for visibility.
  • Kitchen and Dining Areas: Differentiate crockery and cutlery.
  • Bathroom: Utilize colored items and mats for safety.
  • Mirrors and Shadows: Remove or adjust mirrors and improve lighting.
  • Noise Management: Reduce noise levels and manage external noise.

External Environment:

  • Access and Navigation: Ensure easy and safe access to the garden.
  • Seating: Provide visible and sheltered seating areas.
  • Safe Boundaries: Use trellis and natural screens for safe enclosures.
  • Water Features: Use safe water features to prevent accidents.
  • Plants: Ensure all plants are non-toxic and safe.

Dementia Environment Problems and Solutions Table