What is the impact of using outdoor spaces such as gardens on the physical and mental well-being of those with dementia? A systematic review of quantitative and qualitative evidence.

@article{Whear2014WhatIT,
  title={What is the impact of using outdoor spaces such as gardens on the physical and mental well-being of those with dementia? A systematic review of quantitative and qualitative evidence.},
  author={R. Whear and J. T. Coon and A. Bethel and R. Abbott and K. Stein and R. Garside},
  journal={Journal of the American Medical Directors Association},
  year={2014},
  volume={15 10},
  pages={
          697-705
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the impact of gardens and outdoor spaces on the mental and physical well-being of people with dementia who are resident in care homes and understand the views of people with dementia, their carers, and care home staff on the value of gardens and outdoor spaces. DESIGN Systematic review. METHODS Fourteen databases were searched from inception to February 2013. Forward and backward citation chasing of included articles was conducted; 38 relevant organizations were… Expand
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