Living with Dementia in Retirement Villages

Living with Dementia in Retirement Villages.

Alzheimer’s Australia NSW Discussion Paper 13, August 2015. – Miskovski, K., Chenoweth, L. & Moore, B. (2015)

“The retirement living sector is a successful model industry, providing a range of care options to facilitate ageing in place.”

How well do retirement villages facilitate ageing in place for residents living with dementia?

This discussion paper reports the findings of exploratory research which aimed to investigate the extent to which people with dementia are supported in retirement villages and identify improvements to ensure that retirement village residents with dementia are able to age in place.

To access this document please click Alzheimer’s Australia (NSW)

Subsequent to consideration of the discussion paper. Alzheimer’s Australia (NSW) then produced the Dementia Guide for the Australian Retirement Village Industry which residents and their their extended family may also find interesting.