Access Association Conference on Dementia

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The Access Association held a conference back in 2011 on Dementia. For information there were three speakers, namely;

Janet Bell who runs Springmount Residential home in Bradford and is nationally recognised for the positive environment she creates for residents without the use of anti-psychotic drugs. She spoke in detail about the attention to outdoor space. 

Jackie Rosling spoke about the implementation of dementia design standards across the county based on the work of Stirling University. She provided an insight into improvements that have been made to care homes in Cumbria. 

Finally Architect Jonathan Knowles, DLA Freeman White discussed the design of the lodge at Buckshaw Continuing Care Retirement Community and described the lessons learnt after three years in operation.