Find a 'treasure' hidden in each house by using locally sources items such as leaves, fruit, shells, fabric - anything you like. Items can be themed to a season or event such as Christmas. Makes a great tactile activity for older people in care homes - dementia patients can use them as an aid to discussion and reminiscence. Made from birch wood, the fronts are magnetic for easy access and the rod can be pulled out and items threaded onto the centre for a hidden surprise!
Keep cool with this pretty paper hand fan. Authentic oriental design with washable plastic handle, makes a great discussion item. Folds flat so will fit easily into a handbag. Can also be used as a fitness accessory with musical sessions to help keep older wrists and hands supple, the low price means you can have one for each hand. Can also be bought in packs of 12
Keep cool during this summer with our stylish Paper Hand Fans. Coming in a box of 12, you will have plenty to hand out to the residents in your care home. Can also be used as a fitness accessory with musical sessions to help keep older wrists and hands supple, the low price means you can have one for each hand. Also available singly.
This thought-provoking Puppetry in Dementia Care book will be a source of inspiration and practical ideas for care staff and activity coordinators, creative arts therapists, occupational therapists, puppeteers and other artists working in care settings, as well as relatives of people with dementia looking for new ways to connect with their loved ones. She explains how puppets can be used to stimulate memories, celebrate life achievements and promote self-esteem and confidence, as well as with those nearing the end of life as part of palliative care. Step-by-step instructions for making a variety of puppets are also included.