Supplemental Readings for Continuing Education Credit

Recommendations on Outdoor Space for People with Dementia

ADAPTED FROM:
Gardens for People with Dementia: Design and Use
by Vigdis Drivdal Berentsen, Ellen-Elisabeth Grefsrød, and Arnfinn Eek
Ageing and Health, Norwegian Centre for Research, Education and Service Development

http://www.aldringoghelse.no/?pageID=2633&ItemID=0
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Design Guidelines for Alzheimer’s Gardens
by
Clare Cooper Marcus

Professor Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley
clare@mygarden.com

Dementia Readings for Disk One

Session 1 : The Value of Nature for Older Adults

  • People and activities
  • Supporting memory function
  • Garden organization
Dementia readings for disk 2

Session 2 : Improving Outdoor Access for Older Adults

  • Garden types
  • Size and placement
  • Light, shadow, visibility
dementia readings for disk 3

Session 3 : Safe and Usable Outdoor Spaces for Older Adults

  • Greenery and views
  • Walking and sitting
  • Comfort and safety

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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