When doors become events in themselves, they reveal a story of their own. Here we share True Door stories, from our community, of personalisation, happy memories and that all important feeling of home.

A True Doors transformation in (Bendigo) Victoria, Australia.

Mercy Health Bethlehem Home for the Aged

Our first project in Australia. Family, staff and residents share their experiences.

See the lovely, uplifting results ▸

A True Doors transformation in New Brunswick, Canada.

Nashwaak Villa Nursing Home

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.

Students help to use True Doors as a tool for person-centered care at Nashwaak Villa ▸

My mother has lived behind this door for the most part of her life. I can tell it is easier for her to find her own door now.

Feedback from other nursing homes

During 2015 and 2016 we worked with assisted living facilities/nursing homes in the Netherlands to gather feedback from staff, family members and where possible residents.

One-hundred reactions to True Doors ▸

A True Doors project at Pieter van Foreest Weidevogelhof nursing home - A collection of before and after pictures

Weidevogelhof Nursing Home

A collection of before and after pictures with feedback from the residents at Pieter van Foreest Weidevogelhof nursing home in Pijnacker, The Netherlands. Our first project for people with dementia, completed in October 2014.

See what the residents had to say ▸

A True Doors project at De Wever de Bijsterstede retirement and care home in Tilburg, The Netherlands - A collection of videos with the residents and staff

de Bijsterstede Retirement and Care Home

A collection of videos with the residents and staff at De Wever de Bijsterstede retirement and care home in Tilburg, The Netherlands. This was going to be a one-off project on the theme of "feeling at home" in March 2014. While we were there we realised that True Doors could be helpful for people with dementia.

Watch the interviews ▸