Neighbourhoods for Life: Designing dementia-friendly outdoor environments

Oxford Brookes University

Publication date: 2004
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The number of older people in the UK is rising dramatically, particularly in the age group of 85 years and above. As the likelihood of developing dementia increases with age, reaching a one in five chance ver the age of 80, the number of people with dementia in the UK is also growing.

This guidance and its companion the Neighbourhoods for Life checklist, provide details of some of the key features all designers should be considering.

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