A Dutch dementia care home is leading the way in creating an environment for patients by creating what has been described as a living ‘alternative reality’
The care home has been designed by experts to give patients a safe and non-threatening environment as possible. The approach is to create a living and socializing space that is as close to reality as possible.
There is a shop on site that patients can buy goods in but with staff workers fully aware that they may get the odd person taking things without paying. Although this is not a problem. The staff simply record what the person has bought from the shop and sort it without adding to the persons confusion. » Read more