Dementia Design School, Stirling

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The design and dementia school will cover a range of design issues including effective commissioning, project management, designing the internal and external environment and lighting.

The school will provide both theoretical and practical input over three days and will involve lectures, workshops and discussion groups.

It will also include guidance on using the DSDC’s design audit tool as a reference text for the design process.

This course will cover:

Practical solutions to design excellence

• design principles
• interiors
• gardens, outside spaces
• balconies, roof gardens and terraces
• assistive technology
• lighting
• acoustics
• award-winning examples of excellence

Designing for success – the impact on end-users (people with dementia and staff)

Design strategies for:

• reducing adverse incidents
• reducing falls
• optimising happiness of residents and staff
• reducing behavioural symptoms
• reducing staff turnover
• maximising a quality service

Making change happen – from concept to reality

• project management for success
• making the most of what you’ve got
• going for gold – quality-assuring design

Watch Design School delegates talk about dementia-friendly design and what they learned by attending the course.

Additional Information

CANCELLATIONS. To be entitled to a refund all cancellations MUST be received in writing no later than 2 weeks prior to the event date. An 80% refund will be given if cancelled more than 4 weeks prior to the event and 50% refund if less than 4 weeks notice is given. No refund will be given if cancellations are received within 2 weeks before the event. Should you be unable to attend, a substitute delegate is welcomed.

For further information about this event please contact Dawn Humble or 0044 (0) 1786 466 427

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Dementia Services Development Centre, Iris Murdoch Building, University of Stirling, GB
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15 March , Tuesday 11:00