Emerging trends in environments for people with dementia

Uriel Cohen, Kristen Day

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Using multiple methods, the authors conducted a review and analysis of 20 contemporary environmentsfor people with dementia This article briefly reviews some of the major trends and developments in these facilities, as they relate to therapeutic principles ofdesign. A design application-the Helen Bader Center; Milwaukee, Wisconsin-is presented as an example of an environment that integrates many of these goal-driven, research-based principles.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3-11
Number of pages9
JournalAmerican Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Neuroscience
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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