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Designing for Alzheimer"s disease

Elizabeth C. Brawley

Designing for Alzheimer"s disease

strategies for creating better care environments

by Elizabeth C. Brawley

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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alzheimer"s disease -- Patients -- Dwellings.,
  • Alzheimer"s disease -- Patients -- Dwellings -- Design and construction,
  • Long-term care facilities -- Design and construction.,
  • Architecture -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Aging -- Environmental aspects,
  • Interior decoration -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Older people -- Dwellings -- Design and construction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementElizabeth C. Brawley.
    SeriesWiley series in healthcare and senior living design
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC523 .B73 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 350 p. :
    Number of Pages350
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22176285M
    ISBN 100471681180
    LC Control Number2005010714


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