Resources in the Creating a Safe Environment category

Dementia-friendly Spaces

Living With Alzheimer's >> Creating a Safe Environment | 04.24.15

Dementia-friendly spaces: creating safe and comfortable living areas Creating the right environment can help make life easier and less stressful for both the person with dementia and their caregiver. The emphasis should be on designing or rearranging appropriate living areas to be safe, comfortable and functional. Keep things simple Rooms that are cluttered and messy…

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Driving Safety

Living With Alzheimer's >> Creating a Safe Environment | 04.24.15

Driving Safety—when to take the keys away Driving is among a person’s first signs of independence as an adult. As far as some are concerned, it is almost an inalienable right. That explains why, although necessary, taking away the freedom to drive due to impaired abilities is a step that’s often strenuously resisted by people…

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