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NHS hospitals wind back the clock for dementia care

 

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NHS hospitals wind back the clock for dementia care

NHS hospitals are decorating the wards and rooms of dementia patients in 1940s and 1950s style to create a familiar environment that can help jog memories, and reduce anxiety and distress.

Hospitals across the country have revamped their dementia ward decor, with innovations ranging from a “memories pub” to 1950s style “reminiscence rooms” and even a cinema booth where patients can watch old films. More.....