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Dementia-friendly health and social care environments

Welsh Health Building Note 08-02

Dementia-friendly health and social care environments

Document Status

Current

Supplement

Core Supplement

Series

Welsh Health Building Note

Abstract

Provides design guidance for health and social care premises supporting patients with dementia. Sets out key design principles backed up with a number of case studies to demonstrate application to new and existing premises.

History

Applies in Wales although the policy section in this document refers only to English policy and is therefore not to be used in Wales.

Subjects

Publisher History

NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership provide advice to the Welsh Government on strategic issues and support to the NHS on the delivery of their operational plans.


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