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Tips for Dementia Friendly Dining

Create a better dining experience with these 8 simple, stylish and dementia friendly design principles.

Tips for dementia friendly dining


Try these 8 simple tips to create a more comfortable and enriching dining experience for those living with dementia.

  1. Non slip placemat reduce sliding and spills
  2. Use dining furniture with round edges and supportive chairs
  3. Coloured Coasters create a target for placing cups down
  4. Easy Grip Cutlery assists with strength & dexterity
  5. Flowers & plants help to create atmosphere and warmth
  6. Lighting positioned above the table brightens mood and assists with visibility
  7. Decorate the dining area with some favourite items for comfort and memories
  8. Choose table settings with contrast colours to help differentiates between objects 


To learn more about how we can assist those living with dementia, call one of our friendly Home Care Experts on 1300 66 00 22.

You can also discover more handy independent living solutions at the Calvary Smart Home Showroom, located at 551 Blackburn Road, Mount Waverly, Victoria.

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