This guide was created to support team members in assessing senior living environments and discussing opportunities to create a sense of comfort and belonging for people living with dementia, particularly those who repeatedly attempt to exit. This guide can be used in all living environments, whether people living with dementia are living separately or alongside people without dementia.
DICE – Being active at home
Regular physical activity improves balance and mobility, supports independence, and improves heart and bone health for both people living with dementia and individuals with no cognitive impairment. In this resource, you will find physical activity guidelines for people living with, or at risk of, dementia, advice for planning an at-home physical activity plan and strategies that may help support physical activity among people living with dementia.