Outdoor Wandering Parks for Persons with Dementia

  title={Outdoor Wandering Parks for Persons with Dementia},
  author={J. Cohen-Mansfield},
  journal={Journal of Housing For the Elderly},
  pages={35 - 53}
  • J. Cohen-Mansfield
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Housing For the Elderly
  • 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
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