Environments and older people with dementia
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Environments and older people with dementia

Lynne Phair Nursing and Care Management Adviser, RSAS AgeCare;
Hazel Heath Independent Nurse Adviser and Consultant Editor, Nursing Older People

The environment can have a profound effect on the quality of life for older people. This article describes how living and care environments can be improved for older people with cognitive impairment. Adapting the environment for the benefit of older people is now recognised as an important aspect of holistic care and even small improvements can make a big difference.

Mental Health Practice. 4, 9, 32-37. doi: 10.7748/mhp2001.

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