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Earlier EQUAL Projects

Designing Dementia-Friendly Outdoor Environments

From 2000 to 2003 Elizabeth Burton and Lynne Mitchell, OISD:WISE were funded by EPSRC to conduct a research project on designing the outdoor environment, to improve the quality of life of older people with dementia. From this research they developed the concept of Neighbourhoods for Life - neighbourhoods that people with dementia find easy to access, find their way around, use and enjoy, enabling them to continue to live at home.

For further information please email - lmitchell@brookes.ac.uk

Neighbourhoods for Life: a Checklist [open Adobe PDF document, 704KB]

The key design features Of neighbourhoods for life [open Microsoft Word document, 2.45MB]

Neighbourhoods for Life: a Findings Leaflet [open Adobe PDF document, 351kb]

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