Becoming a Dementia Friendly Environment

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Learning Outcomes:

At the end of this module you will have:

  • An understanding of the potential impact of the physical environment on the experience of a person with dementia.
  • An awareness of current thinking on how to create a more dementia friendly environment.
  • An awareness that a good environment for someone with dementia is a good environment for everyone.


1. Dementia Services Development Centre (2016) Importance of Lighting [online], Available at accessed in June 2016.
2. Innovations in Dementia CIC (2012) Making Hampshire a Dementia-Friendly County: Checklists for dementia-friendly environments [online], Available at, accessed June 2016.