A blueprint to reduce the need for care as our population ages

Ettridge, Geoff
March 2010
Community Care;3/25/2010, Issue 1811, p25
The article discusses how community-based projects can be used to cut demand for dementia care. It says that redeveloping unpopular sheltered housing sites, particularly if they are near care and other community facilities, into mixed tenure retirement communities can be a sound proposal. It suggests creating groups to care for the gardens of dementia patients. It is also suggested to establish a network of self-support clubs.


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