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Dementia-Friendly Communties

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Transcript of Dementia-Friendly Communties

Ethical Considerations
Budget & Funding
Thank you for your attention

Questions are welcomed
Personal Interest
Personal experience with a family member who suffered from dementia
Introduced to the topic on exchange to the United Kingdom in 2013
Interest in inclusive planning and design, particularly in regards to planning for the most vulnerable members of society

Study Trip
"People with dementia, and others with cognitive impairment,
are constantly unnecessarily disabled by incomprehensible environments. We should do all we can to help them remain independent by giving due thought and attention to them. We do it for people with visual and hearing impairment and for those with mobility problems. It is time we addressed the needs of people with cognitive impairment so they can participate as fully as possible in society." (Marshall, in Burton & Mitchell 2006, p. Foreword)
Weeks 1-4
Thursday 20th: Seminar Presentation
Friday 28th: Full Research Project Proposal
Refer proposal to Griffith University Human Research Ethics Committee for assessment
Sunday 30th: Submit Literature Review to Caryl prior to study trip
WeekS 5-8
WeekS 9-12
Project Timeline
Dementia-friendly communities:
Wednesday 2nd - Friday 4th: Study Trip to Port Macquarie; Collect data during trip
Analyse study trip data

WeekS 13-16
Prepare findings
Progress Interview preparation
TBA: Progress Interview
WeekS 17-20
WeekS 21-24
WeekS 25-27
Friday 8th: Submit Research Project Draft
Seminar preparation
TBA: Honours Research Seminar
Compile final draft
Friday 29th: Submit Final Draft
Final edit
Monday 15th: Test print
Friday 19th: Submit Final Research Project
Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning with Honours

Honours Research Project Proposal

Dr. Caryl Bosman

Emily Sproule
Thesis Aims & Objectives
"I am undertaking my honours project in the field of dementia-friendly communities, because I believe there is a need for planners to recognise the needs and requirements of these vulnerable citizens in the planning and design of communities and public spaces. By planning for vulnerable citizens, including those suffering both physical and mental (especially dementia) disabilities, a general societal awareness of difference can be advocated that will go some way to achieving more inclusive and equitable planning agendas and urban design outcomes."
Research Design
Port Macquarie
Wednesday 2nd April - Friday 4th April
Meet project team, including MP Mrs Leslie Williams
Tour dementia-friendly initiatives
Attend 'Dementia-Friendly Communities involving people with Dementia' workshop
Indicative Report Structure
Chapter 1:
1.1 Problem Statement
1.2 Research Aims and Objectives
1.3 Research Scope
1.4 Structure of Thesis

Chapter 2:
Literature Review

Chapter 4:
Best Management Practices
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Local Practices
5.3 Australian Practices
5.4 International Practices
5.5 Analysis
5.6 Conclusion

Chapter 5:
Case Study - Port Macquarie

Chapter 6:
Findings and Discussion
Chapter 7:
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Research Contributions for Planning Theory and Practice
7.3 Research Limitations
7.4 Opportunities for Further Research
7.5 Research and Project Reflections


NOTE: Meetings with Dr Caryl Bosman (supervisor) are scheduled for Tuesday 9.00-10.00am every week for the duration of the project, and that reviewing and editing of the Honours Research Project by will be undertaken systematically at the completion of each chapter.
Referral to the Griffith University Human Research Ethics Committee for assessment
Got Ethics?
Causes 'loss of memory, intellect, rationality, social skills and physical functioning' (Alzheimer's Australia 2013)
Relatively new concept, and even more recent practice, in relation to the communities and outdoor environments (Local Government Association 2012; Mitchell , L. et. al. 2003)
Prior focus on physical and sensory impairments, not cognitive (Blackman, T. et. al. 2003; Burton & Mitchell 2006)
Social stigma
Data Collection
Data Analysis
Desktop Study
Personal Conversation
Photographs and observations
Table 1. Indicative budget and funding sources
Analyse study trip data
Reflect on literature review and update as appropriate

Prepare findings
Reflect on literature review and update as appropriate
Compile first draft
Inclusivity for all
Methods & Methodology
Desktop Study
Personal Conversation
Photographs and observations
(Creswell 2007)
Image 1. Hogeweyk: Interaction between carer and patient
(Campbell-Dollaghan, K. 2014)
Image 2. Hogeweyk: Outdoor perspective
(Campbell-Dollaghan, K. 2014
Chapter 3:
Research Methods and Methodology
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Research Approach
3.3 Data Collection Methods
3.3.1 Desktop Study
3.3.2 Personal Conversation
3.3.3 Photographs and Observations
3.4 Data Analysis
3.5 Conclusion
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