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Printworks Park, Canada Water, London. Photo courtesy British Land.

Open to all: British Land and Canada Water

Emma Cariaga and Ginny Warr of British Land explore what inclusive design means for older people and for business growth. They look at Canada Water, where British Land is creating London’s first new town centre in over 100 years, and at activities across the company’s wider portfolio.

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Designing to support dignity and independence

Fiona Walsh writes about designing around the different challenges a person with dementia may experience – and how these design decisions can have a significant impact on a person’s dignity and independence

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Hilary Doxford, Dementia Advocate

COVID-19 has just made the Mount Everest of social care twice as hard to climb

On World Alzheimer’s Day, Hilary Doxford, a dementia advocate and member of the 3 Nations Dementia Working Group and World Dementia Council, shares her views and experiences – as well as those of her friends and fellow advocates – of living with dementia in the UK during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Diagnosis, treatment, care and support during COVID-19

The following piece is from our third 'From Plan to Impact' report and written by ADI's Communications and Policy Manager, Annie Bliss, the main author of the report. In this piece, she writes about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on diagnostic, treatment, care and support services for people living with dementia.

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