Woodside Care Village noted as pioneer in person-centred care

'Woodside is modelled on a Dutch facility that connects residents to normal life and improves wellbeing.

It is the dementia care complex with the air of The Truman Show. Residents shop in a mini mart, hang out at the Cup Above cafe, get spruced up at Cutters Hair and Beauty. There is even a crazy golf course.

Woodside Care Village in Warwick is staged like a town centre in miniature, with benches and a fountain, cafe tables and front doors to homes styled as either “town”, “country” or “classical”. But none of the places are quite what they seem, because here everything has a greater purpose: to improve the wellbeing of people with dementia.'

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