Vision and awe – missing ingredients in dementia care?

Vision and awe – missing ingredients in dementia care?

I have researched, presented on and used ten principles of design for people living with dementia for many years. Nine of these principles deal with what you might call ‘technical’ aspects of design, such as scale, visual access, stimulus control and familiarity. The...
A Parable of Flight

A Parable of Flight

I regularly visit Andrew (pictured below with the author) who is a single man and is in permanent care at The Lodge. He is in his 90s, is highly cognitive, highly intelligent, but with complex health issues and is a 2-3 assist (little mobility and finds it...
Spiritual Assessment – project update

Spiritual Assessment – project update

Exploring Spirituality With Older People (ESWOP) is a research project that has been taking place for some two years. Considerable time was spent on its development so that those of us who are committed to supporting older people can understand more about the kind of...