The Dementia Support Dov & Zipora Burstein Senior Centre is using the “Montessori Method for Dementia,” program, a novel approach to combat dementia that has been rolling out in day centres and nursing homes across the country
Elevators on Memory Care Floors are problematic for a few reasons. 1) They will attract "exit seekers" 2) They don't have the warm "look and feel" of home (a foreign looking environment can also stimulate a desire to exit) Our treatment (still a fully functioning elevator!) warmed the space.
There are many old stereotypes when it comes to memory care design. While respecting the research that deals with colors, patterns, sights and sounds, you can use bold design to enrich the lives of residents.