Worksite Redesign Technical Advisory Project
People with Alzheimer's have specific needs when it comes to making their home safe and comfortable. For example, they may have difficulty getting from a room with light flooring to a room with very dark flooring, as the floor looks like a large hole. Also, some do not recognize their own face and are often frightened/startled when they approach a full-length mirror, thinking that another person is standing in front of them. These are just a few of the many things to consider when designing a home for people with Alzheimer's. As with the visually-impaired, it is critical to enlist the services of a consultant in this field to assure all needs are taken into consideration.
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