DEMENTIA CARE SMALL HOUSE DESIGN CHECKLIST: SMALL HOUSE & WAYFINDING; ACCESSIBILITY; INTERIOR DESIGN; LIGHTING & NOISE; GARDENS.

By , August 20, 2012 9:53 pm

 

BENBOW DEMENTIA CARE SMALL HOUSE DESIGN CHECKLIST 2019 (BDC):

Control/Click to open on new page:  BENBOW DEMENTIA HOUSEHOLD DESIGN CHECKLIST Jan 2019 R2       Assistance available from author: billbenbow@shaw.ca

The author welcomes opportunities to test reliability and validity of the BDC tool.

This Checklist Tool combines five updated checklists:  Small Household and Wayfinding; Accessibility; Interior Design; Lighting and Noise; and Outdoor.

Original Checklists were part of articles published in Canadian Nursing Home:

Benbow, William, “Advantages of ‘Small House’ designs in dementia care”, Canadian Nursing Home, Vol.23, March, 2012
Benbow, William, “Evidence-based checklist for wayfinding design in dementia care facilities”, Canadian Nursing Home, March/April 2013, Vol.24, No.1,
Benbow, William, “Are Nursing Homes Falling Short In Full Wheelchair Accessibility?” Canadian Nursing Home,Vol.24, No.4, December 2013 ,
Benbow, William, ” Interior Design for dementia care residences”, Canadian Nursing Home, Vol. 25, No. 3, October 2014,
Benbow, William, “Lighting and Noise Design in Dementia Care Facilities”, Canadian Nursing Home, Vol.24, October, 2013
Benbow, William, “Maximizing the use of outdoor gardens in dementia care facilities, Canadian Nursing Home”, Vol.25, No.1, March/April, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click to e-mail Bill Benbow

 

Links to other CHECKLISTS FOR NURSING HOMES AND DEMENTIA UNITS:

 

Fleming, Richard et al, Adapting the Ward, (Audit Tool) 2003; http://www0.health.nsw.gov.au/pubs/2003/pdf/adapting_the_ward.pdf

 

Hodges, Lisa et al, Dementia Design Guidelines: Home and Community Care Capital Works Program, (Appendix D: Checklist for Dementia Design Guidelines), The University of Sydney; 2006; http://www.homemods.info/publications-by-hminfo/occasional/dementia-design-guidelines-home-and-community-care-capital-works-program-2nd-edition

 

Dementia Design Checklist: University of Stirling: http://www.dementiashop.co.uk/products/dementia-design-checklist

 

Creating Better Living Environments for People with Dementia; Housing 212011                                                      http://www.housing21.co.uk/files/2113/2015/9435/Dementia%20design%20guide.pdf

 

Dementia Friendly Environments; (A to Z of strategies, checklists and tools); Victorian State Government; http://www.health.vic.gov.au/dementia/

 

Is your care home dementia friendly? The King’s Fund:    http://www.kingsfund.org.uk/sites/files/kf/field/field_pdf/is-your-care-home-dementia-friendly-ehe-tool-kingsfund-mar13.pdf

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