Dementia and Town Planning: Creating better environments for people living with dementia

This Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) practice advice publication highlights the vital role that town planning plays in dementia care in the UK, helping to reduce pressure on the NHS and controlling the costs for health and social care.

It gives advice on how good planning can create better environments for people living with dementia, ensuring public spaces and buildings help them to live independently and well for longer.

The policy context applies to England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, the principles of good practice are applicable wherever you work.