Designing spaces for Alzheimer's patients
An interview with a social scientist who founded Hearthstone
Dr. Brian Goldman, host of White Coat, Black Art, speaks with John Zeisel an American social scientist who founded Hearthstone, a program that treats Alzheimer's not with drugs, but by designing places to allow people with dementia to flourish. Zeisel explains why poorly designed nursing homes can encourage, even compel, people with dementia to wander.
Part I, Runs 4:29
Part II, Runs 3:14
with files from CBC's Jean Kim