Groups can manipulate the amount of organizational nostalgia experienced, by, for example, changing the images shown in common spaces.
Learning from patients about their wellbeing
Being in the dark has benefits
Ossmann reports on a comprehensive study of waiting area experiences.
Cox has investigated properties that people link to homier environments, and her findings are relevant to the full range of spaces where people will live, even temporarily.
Anyone designing spaces for people living with dementia will find the online materials and app available through the Dementia Enabling Environment Project (DEEP) Virtual Information Centre useful.
A study to be published in Translational Psychiatry provides additional information about the sensory experiences of people with schizophrenia.
Should you specify open spaces or areas with transparent walls? The answer to this question depends on your goals for a space.
Research indicates that building the opportunity to experience bright blue light into the spaces where patients will spend time before surgery is a good idea.
Two important resources to review