Dementia and how to change your house to make life easier

August 13, 2019

 

This BBC video is a look round a house in the UK designed especially to help people with dementia is inspiring families, care-home owners and council workers to make changes to their own homes.Lighter carpets and carefully chosen paint colours are just some of the tweaks that you can make which can keep people with dementia living independently for longer - saving both families and local authorities money in care fees.

 

Around the world, the number of people with dementia is increasing because people are living longer but dementia affects everyone differently.The project from Loughborough University and BRE is based on scientific research.

 

Architect, Emma Luddington (Living Well at Home) can help people live well, at home, in later life by offering personalised, practical suggestions on how to make it more accessible, reduce fall risks and improve safety - while coordinating with your taste in design and even adding value to your property.

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