Flooring for Dementia
- On August 4, 2015
- altro, altro whiterock, dementia flooring
See the latest video by Altro – Designing for Dementia
What’s the link between dementia care and Altro?
Floors and walls are key design components of any interior space and Altro’s slip-resistant safety flooring and hygienic wall cladding can be part of the solution for dementia-friendly environments.
We are working with industry experts to raise the awareness of the need for appropriate design in dementia care settings and have now started to integrate new expert knowledge into our product development to help support customer requirements. We’re committed to continuing our work in dementia and mental health to help deliver a good quality of life through the built environment. (Read more about our dementia solutions developed with experts).
What the experts say:
Dementia expert, Emeritus Professor Mary Marshall, from the University of Stirling’s Dementia Services Development Centre has over 20 years’ experience designing environments for people with dementia and highlights the importance of this issue in the film. She comments:
Associate Architect, Liz Fuggle, from BPA Architecture brings a wealth of expertise from her experience managing projects for clients within the healthcare sector. In the video she explains how each feature of the interior plays a significant role from the floor up to the ceilings and everything in between: