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WEBINAR: Design for Memory Care: Removing Barriers to Achieve Person-Centered Care

Imagine if Challenges in Creating Person-Centered Environments Were Removed

Webinar:  Design for Memory Care, Removing Barriers to Achieve Person-Centered Care

Date:  Thursday, March 8, 2018

Time:  11:00 am Pacific/2:00 pm Eastern

Duration: 60 minutes

Price: $65 Individual View/$150 Group View

Imagine if your challenges in creating person-centered environments were removed. Using evidence-based design principles to support your decisions as part of the planning and programming process is a practical way of supporting residents in existing and new settings.  This webinar will discuss various environmental challenges including fall risk, infection control, wayfinding, spatial relationships, access to the outdoors, lighting, incontinence and wandering.

These challenges will be reviewed in the context of the MMP Architects Design Guide for Long Term Care Homes 2017 Edition and the Facility Guidelines Institute’s Guidelines for Design and Construction of Residential Health, Care, and Support Facilities 2018 Edition. Additional resources will be shared to provide background and return on investment (ROI) data for solving your challenges!  ROI to be will be evaluated on a dollar basis, but will also address the intangible benefits that may result from utilizing an Evidence Based Design approach.  The goal is to provide tools that further the support for creating person-centered environments for our elders.

Learning Objectives

  • Become familiar with available resources with documented research to support Evidence-based Design (EBD) approach.

  • Understand how to use research to make programming and planning decisions.

  • Evaluate in-house operations in conjunction with physical plant to identify areas for designed improvement.

  • Consider how to prioritize building improvements strategically. 

1 unit EDAC continuing education
1 unit AIA continuing education

CEU forms available for download during webinar