Design for Housing

Housing can be made to be dementia-friendly. It is a matter of having access to the right resources, knowledge and confidence.


What Can be Done

Carers can adapt homes to ensure that lighting, acoustics, physical design and technology all work together to create a suitable and supportive environment for people with dementia.

More specialist design can add value by making care homes and extra-care homes work to longer, independent living and to support staff in their caring roles.


DSDC is able to provide access to a wealth of resources for carers, for design professionals and for commissioners of housing including


For more specialist support DSDC can offer a full Professional Advice service provided by a multi-disciplinary team of clinical specialist, architects and designers.