Activities for people with dementia

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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  • Titanic newspaper

    £3.90

    Contains: A complete 16 page replica of the Daily Mirror from April 16th, 1912. Full coverage of the sinking of RMS Titanic on her maiden voyage to New York. Includes adverts and other news of the day.

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  • TOP 5

    £19.95

    Top 5 is great for starting conversations, group openers or for use simply as a fun game. The cards make a great group activity in a care environment enabling individuals to find out more about each other and having fun!  Each card suggests a category for Top 5 discussion. Examples are: Name your top five…

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  • Traditional Jacks Game

    £3.99

    Traditional toys that will bring back memories. For a totally addictive game the whole family can enjoy together, try traditional jacks. After just one go you?re sure to be hooked. Set includes: 10 x Metal jacks ( 5 x gold, 5 x silver) 2 x Swirly rubber bouncy balls 1 x Set of instructions 1…

  • Traditional Naughts & Crosses

    £3.99

    Traditional Toys that will bring back memories.One that will appeal to every generation, this traditional wooden naughts and crosses game is just perfect for whiling away the hours with a friend. The wooden box holds 9 die and has a clever playing board on the reverse of the lid. Not for those under 3 years…

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  • Traditional Pick up Sticks

    £2.99

    Traditional Pick up Sticks Traditional wooden pick up sticks is a game of nimbleness and skill that older people will remember from their childhood.

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  • Train Whistle Musical Instrument

    £2.99

    Lay down a music track with this nifty Train Whistle. This musical instrument is great for train and music enthusiasts alike. Length: 16 cm 8 inch. Warning: Not suitable for children under 3 years of age.

  • Travelling

    £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. ‘Travelling in Pictures’ takes the reader on a fascinating journey.  Whether travelling by foot, boat, plane, car or camel, this book reminds readers of days spent…

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  • Trench booklet

    £1.99

    Trench Booklet

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  • TwiddleCat- a muff to keep hands warm and active

    £39.99

    The TwiddleCat is ideal for people who need to keep their hands busy. The detachable ribbons and beads are great for twiddling and messing with. The attachments can also help people with poor hand mobility, whilst the soft cosy fur is lovely to touch and stroke. For people with cold hands it is ideal for…

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  • TwiddleMuff- A muff to keep hands warm and active

    £39.99

    The TwiddleMuff is ideal for people who need to keep their hands busy. The detachable ribbons and beads are great for twiddling and messing with. The attachments can also help people with poor hand mobility, whilst the soft cosy fur is lovely to touch and stroke. For people with cold hands it is ideal for…

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  • VE Day newspaper

    £3.90

    Complete replica of the Daily Sketch from 8th May 1945 when the King declared a 2 day Public Holiday to celebrate Victory in Europe. Photographs of famous london landmarks, plus world-wide news, adverts, cartoons and radio programmes of the day.

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  • Victorian Entertainment memorabilia pack

    £5.95

    Our Victorian Entertainment memorabilia pack is a fun filled collection from the bizarre world of Victorian entertainment. It includes posters, adverts, handbills and much more, advertising boxing, circuses and freakshows! It’s a useful educational resource for schools, students, or anyone interested interested in the period. Bringing History to Life A Replica Pack is a collection…

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