Dementia Friendly Ward

Creating a sense of space with a colourful place: reducing disorientation and agitation for people with dementia


Project duration: 1 week sprint (Design Week 2018). Implemented over the following year

Partners: Mater Hospital Care of the Older Person Ward (St Anne’s Ward)

Funding: Mater foundation

"Carers tell us time and time again that when it comes to hospitals, care homes or other settings, it's often the small things – whether clear signage, light and airy rooms or good handrails – that make a big difference."US Secretary of State for Health, October 2012
Brian Magennis (Advanced Nurse Practitioner)
Mary Duffy (Clinical Nurse Manager)
Joseph Halpin (NCAD Masters student 2018)
Eleonore Slattery (NCAD Masters student 2018)
Aisling Keady (NCAD Masters student 2018)
Kevin Glynn (NCAD Masters student 2018)