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Colourful murals are helping ‘prompt memories’ as well as keeping people with dementia safe – ABC News

It is one thing to paint a beautiful mural, but it is another to design one that improves the safety and wellbeing of the people that view it — and that’s exactly what Brisbane-based artist Sharron Tancred is doing.

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It is one thing to paint a beautiful mural, but it is another to design one that improves the safety and wellbeing of the people that view it and that’s exactly what Brisbane-based artist Sharron Tancred is doing, for people with dementia.
Key points:

  • Artist Sharron Tancred paints murals designed to engage people with dementia and help keep them safe
  • The use of colour and images can help provide comfort and ease discomfort by distracting from dangerous areas
  • Tancred has…

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