Dementia Friendly Environments

One day course


To gain an understanding of dementia and design principles for dementia friendly environments

Course dates

This course is running on the following dates in 2019:

  • Tuesday 26 November

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About the course

This course provides an understanding of dementia, including common causes and typical presentations. It explores how people with dementia may interact with, and react to their environment and covers key design principles for dementia friendly environments.

The course looks at how environments can be designed or adapted for safety, to improve quality of life, and to increase independence for people with dementia. Amongst other design features it covers orientation, wayfinding,decor, fixtures and fixtures, and looks at the design of functional spaces such as bedrooms, bathrooms, living and dining spaces.

This course is relevant for anyone designing or working in settings such as extra care or sheltered housing and health or social care environments where dementia friendly design would be of benefit.


The course fee is £350 plus VAT

How to book a place

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Please contact us if you have any additional questions or require more information about this course.


The Centre for Accessible Environments reserves the right to change, postpone or cancel any event with reasonable notice. Please do not confirm or finalise any travel arrangements or accommodation bookings until you have been given confirmation by the CAE that the course will go ahead as planned.

In case of force majeure, CAE have the right to alter or cancel the event without prior notice, however a notice of the occurrence shall be given by CAE as soon as reasonably possible.