Re. “Camouflaged doors can protect dementia patients” (The Tri-City News, Feb. 17).
Regarding the camouflaged doors planned to keep dementia patients from leaving their wards at Eagle Ridge Hospital, what a shame such knowledge was not shared from Riverview Hospital.
It had doors camouflaged to look like flowers or kitchen shelves, etc. when I worked there in the 1990s. But hiring someone to paint the doors to look like library shelves might be quite expensive. At Riverview, they used peel-and-stick vinyl wall murals. It would be worth exploring this option.