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Designing space for dementia care

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The lives of people with dementia can be improved by careful consideration of key features of the design of the spaces in which they live. This free course, Designing space for dementia care, provides examples of how good design can transform their lives and mitigate the symptoms of dementia.

By the end of this free Open University course, you should be able to:

  • understand the ways in which society can disable people
  • discuss how the design of space can be an important aspect of caring for someone with dementia
  • identify the key features of design that mitigate the symptoms of dementia.

Taking part in this course requires signing in or registering for the Open University website.