Based on ten Dementia Enabling Environment Principles, The Dementia-Friendly Home app recommends practical changes that prompt a carer to think about how the home can be changed in a way that may assist the person living with dementia. Many of the app suggestions are small, inexpensive ideas, such as placing labels with pictures on cupboard doors. More significant changes include installing motion sensors that turn lights on and off when people walk through the house and changing busily patterned wall or floor coverings.
The Dementia-Friendly Home app is now available for iPad from the App Store https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/the-dementia-friendly-home/id1051978132?mt=8> and Android tablets from the Google Play Store (link is external)<https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=au.com.alzheimersaustraliavic.dementiafriendlyhome> for $2.99.
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