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DesHCA is committed to creating evidence-based resources that are well researched and targeted to the people who need them.

All of the resources you find below were developed by the DesHCA team over the course of the project. You can see all of our resources by default, or use the filter options below to view resources aimed at a particular group.

Created alongside to align with the Dementia Services Development Centre’s latest tools and guidance , this booklet represents an easy to read introduction for anyone interested in creating a more age-inclusive home.

Whether you’re someone who’s always on the lookout for a lifehack, a professional looking for a sharable resource, or simply keen to learn about how you can apply the principles of age-inclusive, dementia friendly design to your home, this resource is for you.

Designed to sit alongside DesHCA’s Hints and Tips booklet, this checklist makes it easier to identify opportunities for creating a more age-inclusive home.

Developed by Professor Alasdair Rutherford this resource is designed as a guide to help those who are interested in thinking through the various costs and benefits of adaptation.

Primarily intended as a resource for professionals, the guide provides a framework people can use to think about who might benefit from adaptations, either directly or indirectly, while also thinking critically about the different costs involved in finding, installing, and maintaining adaptations.