Designing homes for people with Alzheimer’s

We were approached by an international architect asking for support with the design of block of flats. Our advice was vital as the flats were intended for clients with Alzheimer’s,  a condition that means sufferers find life in ‘normal’ homes extremely challenging. Our recommendations included:

Designing bathrooms for people with dementia

When people are first diagnosed with dementia their symptoms may not seem too severe. However, as dementia progresses suffers can become confused about the location of rooms within their home. The impairment in visual perception that coincides with dementia and Alzheimer’s has an additional impact.