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Pickering Manor Connects Memory Care Goals and Design

Meri Luarasi explains how dementia design supports care goals at Pickering Manor's new Memory Care area in Newtown, Pennsylvania, USA.

Community and True Doors at Kiwanis Nursing Home

Nola Carr and Lisa Darling explain how important the local community is to Kiwanis Nursing Home in Atlantic Canada and the role of True Doors in helping to create a sense of home.

Gezellig True Doors at Rembrandt Living

Amy Sutton, Nicoline Mundey and Tinie Nieuwenhoven at Rembrandt Living in South Australia walk us through their home and True Doors project.

True Doors and Sensory Scapes - A Care Home Transformation Partnership in Canada - Photo 2

Kathy Hirsch on how creating sensory-scapes helps everyone involved with long term care to feel more at home

Architecture and design are two of the least understood and underexploited areas in the toolkit to help elders feel at home in long-term care.

A presentation about True Doors and the principles of dignified dementia design at Glacier View Lodge in Canada - Photo 1

True Doors following the principles of dignified dementia design

A project report about Glacier View Lodge in Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada.

Creating a sense of ownership for residents St Vincents Carseldine with a True Doors transformation - Photo 1

Creating a sense of ownership for residents St Vincent's Carseldine

At St Vincent's Carseldine in Queensland, Australia, the team wanted to transform institutional feeling hallways and create a sense of ownership for residents.

Canada - Northwood fundraising video  - Spring 2019

A look at how True Doors benefit Northwood - Bedford Campus

In this fund a need video Jennifer Tucker, clinical practice manager, and Elders explain the results of the pilot project.

Des innovations des Pays Bas dans nos Nashwaak Villa

A True Doors transformation at Nashwaak Villa in New Brunswick, Canada

Nashwaak Villa in New Brunswick, Canada, recently completed a True Doors transformation, where residents’ chose their True Doors with help from family, staff and local students.

A collection of True Doors

A True Doors transformation at the Acacia Living Group in Western Australia

We recently completed our first project in Western Australia, which was led by Kim Sewell the Manager for Residential Care at Acacia Living Group.

Emidio Fattore (left) and Irene Chattaway (right) next to their new True Doors at Cypress View Lodge

A Warm and Wonderful Bequest at Cypress View Lodge

Karen Hodgson, Facility Manager at Cypress View Lodge, New South Wales, Australia, initiated a True Doors project after reading about our work on an online magazine.

A collection of True Doors

Having fun at TLC Aged Care The Heights

In my recent summary of the first year of True Doors projects in Australia, I described the heart-warming reaction from one particular elder while my Husband, John, and I were applying four True Doors during the trial at TLC Aged Care, The Heights in Donvale, VIC.

Introducing True Doors at Kings Way LifeCare Alliance - Photo 1

Introducing True Doors at Kings Way LifeCare Alliance

This year Kings Way LifeCare Alliance has introduced True Doors to both its nursing homes in New Brunswick, Canada. We spoke with Megan O'Hara, Community Development Coordinator.

A True Doors transformation at Mariann Home in Richmond Hill Ontario Canada

Lovely feedback from Mariann Home, Richmond Hill, Ontario

My LTC home, Mariann Home in Richmond Hill Ontario was lucky enough to be able to have True Door Decals installed in our home over the summer of 2021. True Doors have brought a sense of ‘home’ and ‘community’ back into our facility.


Mercy Health Bethlehem Home for the Aged

At the beginning of 2017 we began working with Carolyne Taplin, who was previously a facilitator for Alzheimer’s Australia and is an avid photographer. Carolyne is based in Bendigo, Victoria.

True Doors transformation at Nazareth Home in Louisville Kentucky

The dramatic story of one True Door at Nazareth Home, Louisville, Kentucky

The True Doors project at Nazareth Home was initiated by Michael Buckman, Director of Development, with the support of an incredibly committed team.

Mw Eichhorn bewoner van True Doors bij Weidevogelhof Pieter van Foreest in Pijnacker Nederland

A True Doors transformation at Weidevogelhof, Pijnacker, South Holland

In October 2014 we completed our first project at De Weidevogelhof, one of Pieter van Foreest’s highly innovative care facilities in South Holland.

Dhr te-Boekhorst bewoner van True Doors bij de Bijsterstede De Wever in Tilburg Nederland

A True Doors transformation at de Bijsterstede Care Home

We installed 14 True Doors at Bijsterstede Care Home in Tilburg, The Netherlands, in spring 2014. In the interviews, managers and residents talk about how True Doors helps residents transform their environment.