Questioning dementia story

Staff writer
September 13, 2013 01:00 AM

Editor:

Your photo and article on page 14 of the Sept. 6 issue puzzles me intensely.

Being no expert on the condition of dementia, I was surprised to see that a fire exit was "disguised" as a bookshelf.

Surely in an emergency situation (fire) even dementia patients, if unsupervised, would instinctively head toward a door with a large exit sign appended?

Was the local fire marshal consulted before this artwork was applied? I wonder what his response would have been?

Ralph Meyer, Sechelt


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