The World Alzheimer Report 2020 'Design, dignity and dementia; dementia-related design and the built environment' will launch on World Alzheimer’s Day - 21 September. The report focusses on dementia and the built environment, specifically domestic spaces, care homes, day care, hospitals and public spaces.
The 75-minute session will feature an expert panel, chaired by ADI's Chief Executive Paola Barbarino and featuring key the three report leads - Prof Richard Flemming, John Zeisel and Kirsty Bennett.
We'll also hear from Wilhelmina Hoffman MD about the IKEA inspired residential development in Sweden; from Dr Ishtar Govia from then low- and middle- income country perspective; Dr Alison Dawson, reflecting on design in this time of COVID-19; from Kevin Charras, who will talk about human Rights, design and dementia, and moving towards an inclusive approach; and importantly from Kate Swaffer, dementia advocate, who will speak on the inclusion of the voice of people living with dementia in design development.
There will be an extended Q&A period so that you can get involved and we'll ask what next? How can the report's findings be used to champion the incorporation of dementia related design into the built environment and to become included in dementia plans and strategies going forward?