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Resources: inclusive environments

Alzheimer Scotland: support for setting up dementia friendly communities from their experience across Scotland.

Architecture and Design Scotland: their 2019 report A Caring Place explores what might be the essentials for re-creating town centres as caring places – especially with a focus on ageing and the provision of care, to respond and support the Scottish Government’s work around encouraging town centre living.

Life Changes Trust: online Dementia Friendly Communities Toolkit.

Living Streets Scotland: support for communities to make their streets better for walking, including a Guide to Getting Better Streets and Pavements which focuses particularly on the needs of older people and support for disabled people (see Perth and Kinross example in the Inclusive Thinking section above).

Mobility and Access Committee for Scotland (MACS): guidance on promoting accessibility through active travel measures, both for pedestrians and cyclists with disabilities.

Paths for All: information about dementia-friendly walks and dementia-friendly environments, including design guidance for signage, paths and transport.

RNIB Scotland: advice on keeping pavements and streets clear for visually-impaired people in its Street Charter toolkit.

Visit Scotland: Accessibility Guides – guidance on how to prepare accessibility guides for disabled visitors.

Visit Scotland: Inclusive Tourism Toolkit – advice and support to benefit the widest range of customers possible.

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