Trainning on "Dementia and Town Planning"

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A online learning tool to help town planners understand their role in creating better environments for people living with dementia, launched by the RTPI.

Inclusive Design Awards Judging Guidance

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This guidance aims to assist organisations when judging schemes nominated for awards, in terms of their success in creating an inclusive environment which provides suitable solutions for as many people as possible and it has been produced by the Access Association. The guidance sets out the general principals of inclusive design which schemes should be expected to satisfy.

Inclusive Design in the Built Environment Who do we design for?

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This handbook has been prepared to accompany training delivered on behalf of Welsh Government during 2016. It also provides a resource for anyone seeking to understand more about inclusive design and its application.

Public Health and Landscape Creating healthy places

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The Landscape Institute position statement ‘Public Health and Landscape: creating healthy places’ sets out five principles we believe create healthy places. Public health and landscape’ also features some 22 projects that show how these principles can be applied by landscape professionals.

Global Disability Inovation Hub

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The Global Disability Innovation Hub is a collaborative organisation, born out of the legacy of the London 2012 Paralympic Games. The hub’s aim is to change the way we think about disability through co-design, collaboration, and innovation, by creating a dedicated research, teaching and practice centre at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London with an engaged and active online community.

Design for accessibility

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This guide highlights the relevant legislation, building regulations and planning guidance which impact on design for accessbility. Specific building types and sources of further information are also included.

Inclusive Design: creating a user’s world

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This teaching package consists of a DVD, which explores the nature of inclusive design processes by using live examples of architectural projects as a basis for discussion, and accompanying notes for tutors. The role and relationship of the architects, the client, the user advisors, access consultants, and other members of the design team are all examined in the film.

Housing options for people with dementia

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This paper argues that the current provision of home support, often to a point of crisis, followed by a move to residential care and then nursing care is not be the best model of dementia care in all cases.

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