Dementia Care Centre, Sunderland

Dementia Care Centre, Sunderland

An integrated art scheme for the brand new £10 million Roker & Mowbray Dementia Care Centre in Sunderland. The stunning new 24 bed Assessment and Treatment inpatient facility at Monkwearmouth Hospital designed by Medical Archtiecture encapsulates the latest findings in dementia-related research. Artworks include: a ‘Memory Lane’ corridor with a large-scale seaside-themed wallpaper installation featuring hand-drawn imagery of the local area; large orientation clocks in living and dining spaces; and corridor wallpaper installations which act as waymarkers using familiar imagery to help patients navigate their way through the unit.