Caring for people with dementia: noise and light

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Abstract

This article explores how two fundamental aspects of sensory stimulation, noise and light, affect the person with dementia and discusses some of the implications that nurses need to consider to create more therapeutic care environments.

Sensory stimulation can have a significant effect on the wellbeing of people with dementia. Jan Dewing explains how, with some simple modifications, the care environment can be made more therapeutic

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