Outdoor Wandering Parks for Persons with Dementia

  title={Outdoor Wandering Parks for Persons with Dementia},
  author={Jiska Cohen-Mansfield},
Abstract Purpose: This study aimed to characterize the features of outdoor areas for persons suffering from dementia, and to clarify the relationship between design features, utilization and satisfaction with these areas. Methods: A national survey of long-term care facilities with outdoor areas investigated the characteristics and features of these areas, and how those relate to their perceived impact on their users. Results: The majority of the respondents rated outdoor spaces as very useful… CONTINUE READING