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The purpose of this study is to clarify the spatial use pattern changes over time in skilled nursing facility for the elderly with dementia. The investigation had been executed against the elderly(65 and over) in skilled nursing facility for the elderly with dementia. This article discuss the basic characteristics of the elderly and the daily living activities of the elderly at skilled nursing facility for the elderly with dementia in goseong-gun. The survey was repeated 2 times at the period of 6 months and 18 months after the opening of the facility. Changes over time of the spatial use patterns are clarified. Some results show as follows: (1)As the time went by, there is wide difference between behavioral places and nursing levels on the living activities of the elderly. (2)As the time went by, the elderly who have a tendency to stay in his bedroom through the greater part of the days.