Design and Built Environment

The design of buildings and their surroundings for people with dementia is recognised as important in the development of both generic and specialist housing.

Most of the resources listed below are practice rather than research-based, but give an idea of key principles based on current knowledge. They will be of interest to anyone developing housing in which people with dementia may live.

For more information on building homes and communities more generally for an ageing population, visit our 'Design Hub'.