Dr. Habib Chaudhury


Dr. Chaudhury is Chair and Professor in the Department of Gerontology at Simon Fraser University.  He has led numerous research projects with support from the Canadian Institute of Health Research, Social Science and Humanities Research Council, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation and Centre for Health Design.


Dr. Chaudhury is recognized as an international expert in the planning and design of seniors housing and long-term care facilities. He is affiliated with the Centre for Research on Personhood in Dementia at the University of British Columbia. He serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Aging and Environment.


For the film, Dr. Chaudhury describes how the physical environment impacts the quality of life for people with dementia in long-term care facilities and the need to construct physical environments in long term care that are effective in preventing and controlling outbreaks, as well as supportive of person-centred care in the aftermath of COVID-19.



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