Activities for people with dementia

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Activities  for people with dementia is essential to  wellbeing and gives purpose and enjoyment to their day.
Benefits of activity includes: mood is lifted and alertness increased, memory improves, social contact, self-expression, and sense of purpose and belonging are maintained or regained (College of Occupational Therapists).
Encouraging someone with dementia to do something creative or take part in an activity helps them to realise their potential, which improves their self-esteem while reducing any feelings of loneliness. Meaningful activities are those that engage the person’s attention and connect with their interests.

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  • Art Activities ( painting etc)

    Art Activities ( painting etc)

  • Cognitive (Jigsaw puzzles etc)

    Cognitive (Jigsaw puzzles etc)

  • Exercise

    Exercise

  • Music

    Music

  • Reminiscence Activities for Dementia

    Reminiscence Activities for Dementia

  • Therapeutic

    Therapeutic

  • ‘Grab a bag of Activities ‘ drawstring bag- ideal for keeping activities portable

    £5.99

    ‘Grab a bag of Activities? drawstring bag- this bag is useful for storing your activities in. It also great to be able to grab when you want to do an activity with an individual. It also allows care homes and hospitals to have access to portable activities.   Dimensions: 430 x 345 x 5mm / Print…

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  • ‘With It ‘ booklet – how it was to be trendy in 1963!

    £3.95

    The ‘With It’ is a 48 page replica booklet from 1963. With all the latest trends for make up, pop music, hair styles, fashion and more this booklet will trigger happy memories. The booklet will make a great gift idea or an activity for groups or individuals.

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  • “Not to be carried” card

    “Not to be carried” on aircraft card

  • 1950s Style Radio

    £69.99

    This Vintage Radio is one classy lady. Perfect for lazy weekends, afternoons in the garden, or just to keep you tuned into your favourite stations. Underneath that classic wooden body and woven cloth speaker grille is transistor technology and a back lit display. FEATURES MW/FM reception Backlit display Easy turning analogue tuning and volume controls Stands…

  • 1960s Childhood Memorabilia Pack

    £5.95

    The 1960s Childhood Memorabilia Pack contains: Ellisdons novelty catalogue, Beatles ticket, Fleetway Annuals brochure, toy leaflets including Action Man, Lego and Sindy, school report and essay, tricycle flyer and miscellaneous trade cards.

  • 1970s Childhood Memorabilia Pack

    £5.95

    The 1970s Childhood Memorabilia Pack contains: Superstar magazine, Argos catalogue, EMI cinema preview, Rediffusion TV leaflet, Viewmaster leaflet, Subbuteo pamphlet, concert tickets, panto flyers, postcards & TV card images.

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  • A Funny Old World- a picture book that prompts memories

    £19.95

    Our picture books for people with dementia are also great for care homes, either as a group activity, or individually. Books with pictures are ideal for prompting memories and starting conversations about what can be seen. Books can be shared and enjoyed together or just enjoyed by the individual. If you’re looking for something to…

  • A Sporting Life- a picture book that prompts memories

    £19.95

    Books with pictures are ideal for prompting memories and starting conversations about what can be seen. Books can be shared and enjoyed together or just enjoyed by the individual. Full of energy, action and excitement, this book will remind readers of the joys and disappointments experienced in a sporting life. When the person with dementia…

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  • A World of Work- a picture book that prompts memories

    £19.95

    Books with pictures are ideal for prompting memories and starting conversations about what can be seen. Books can be shared and enjoyed together or just enjoyed by the individual. A World of Work in pictures celebrates the lives of working people through wonderful images and texts. This book is a great reminder of those long…

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  • Activities and Reminiscence Yearbook contains 52 weekly sessions

    £48.99

    This book is an activity coordinators dream containing hundreds of ideas in 52 weekly sessions. This comprehensive guide provides a bumper book of original resource material for reminiscence and activities with older people for a whole year! Containing 52 sections of ideas and resource materials for each week of the year, this is an invaluable…

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  • Activity Pillow- Tactile and keeps hands busy!

    £39.99

    Help keep individuals busy and focused with this denim activity pillow. Provides lacing, buckling and zipping activities, an assortment of fabrics for tactile stimulation, a buttoned pocket, and a hook-and-loop strip with a permanently attached ring for clipping favourite items or treasures. Make the pillow more personal by placing an item or snapshot into the…

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  • Aquapaint – Classic Sports, painting activity using just water!

    £12.49

    Aquapaints is a great activity for people who enjoy painting. By adding just water on a paint brush to the template, the adult appropriate pictures appear giving the user an instant sense of achievement. For people who find it hard to hold a paint brush, a sponge can be exchanged for the brush. The therapeutic…

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