"the municipality of Vellinge, together with Borås is the first in the country to propose a so-called demensbyar, reports the Echo. "
"In practice, this means that people with a dementia diagnosis to be able to move freely within a specific area. Inspiration comes from Denmark to 2017 opened the country's first demensby. Similar properties are also available in the Netherlands."
"– With this demensbyn think we are a collective expertise on dementia and more Silvia-sisters who know what a good care of dementia means. In addition, an outdoor setting where you get the opportunity to move freely at the same time that there are security measures so that it does not move further, " says Mavis Zander, the moderate chairman of the board, omsorgsnämnden in Vellinge, sweden."
"But there is also criticism of the proposal:"
" I don't think it will be a reality. Already today, many municipalities cannot afford to have enough staff in the existing accommodation, which means that the care becomes inadequate, says Pär Rahmström, chairman of the Demensförbundet, to Sveriges radio. "