Small dementia design considerations for big impact: Sensitive design interventions for green spaces and dementia gardens

There is a growing body of evidence to suggest that green space has a positive effect on dementia.

Spending time outdoors can relieve stress and boost mental and emotional wellbeing, as well as enhancing physical fitness and functional capabilities, helping to maintain a quality of life and sense of independence for those suffering from dementia.

This paper by Ryder Architecture looks at what dementia is and how green space can be adapted for dementia patients, providing them with a safe, stimulating and enhanced environment to promote wellbeing.