Sensory Rooms: Designing interventions for people with dementia


Short Title Use of Sensory Rooms
Category Post Diagnosis
Organisation University Southampton / Kingston University
Contact Name Dr Lesley Collier
Contact Email eip@soton.ac.uk
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Sector Research Nursing/Care Home
Region Hampshire
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This study reviewed the use of sensory approaches used in nursing homes and the attitudes of care staff. Details of equipment used and strategies undertaken were documented.

Outcome

Free downloadable guide based on results findings giving advice on how to implement sensory approaches. Free exhibition as part of the Inside Out festival at Somerset House, London demonstrating design features.


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