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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  • Battle of Britain newspaper

    £3.90

    Complete sixteen page replica of the Daily Sketch newspaper from June 19th 1940, outlining the RAF’s offensive, London evacuation, What to do if Britain is invaded, that days radio listening as well as local adverts.

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  • Beatlemania Memorabilia Pack

    £5.95

    The Beatlemania Memorabilia Pack contains: Four Beatles booklets stuffed with photos and stats, fan club paperwork, concert handbills, 1963 programme, Cavern Club booklet, mixed ephemera plus a collection of bubble gum cards.

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  • Beside the Seaside- 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. If you’re looking for something to help raise a smile or lighten a mood, this book is for you. When the person with dementia no longer…

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  • Bike Horn – it’s a horn with a heck of a honk!

    £12.99

    The Bike Horn makes a great musical instrument to add that honk to any music piece!  The retro horn will also bring back memories of days spent cycling many years ago. 20cm long.

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  • Blighty Polish – A3 Metal Sign

    £19.99

    Blighty Polish – A3 Metal Sign

  • Blow Football

    £4.99

    A great traditional family game for a rainy day, with two goals, two balls, six straws and instructions this game will bring hours of competitive pleasure. Box 15cm x 12cm, (6inches x 5inches). Not suitable for ages 3 and upwards.    Blow this for a game of Soccer!

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  • Born in the 40s

    £6.99

    Take a stroll down Memory Lane with this wonderful collection of photographs of Britain in the 1940s, which evokes those Happy Days when everyone pulled together to defeat Hitler and kept smiling despite the hardship of the post-war years. Over 90 photographs are accompanied by a witty and moving commentary describing a decade when the…

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  • Born in the 50s

    £6.99

    Take a stroll down Memory Lane with this wonderful collection of photographs of Britain in the 1950s, a time when everybody knew their neighbours, kids made their own fun playing out on the streets, and pram racing and roller skating were all the rage. Over 90 photographs are accompanied by a witty and moving commentary…

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  • Born in the 60s

    £6.99

    Take a stroll down Memory Lane with this wonderful collection of photographs of Britain in the 1960s, a revolutionary decade when the consumer society arrived on every family’s doorstep and Swinging London briefly came to be the centre of the world. Over 90 photographs are accompanied by a witty and moving commentary describing a golden…

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  • Born in the 70s

    £6.99

    The Born in the 70s book is bound to bring back happy memories. In the context of the 20th century as a whole, the 1970s is seen as the black sheep, the maverick, a delinquent decade, misunderstood by many but adored by those who were close to it. Take a stroll down Memory Lane with…

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  • Britain declares War newspaper (WW2)

    £3.90

    A complete replica of the Daily Express newspaper from Sept. 4th 1939. Britain had declared war on Germany the previous day. Lots of important news such as bank closures and petrol rationing as well as everyday news, adverts and sport.

  • Childhood Days- 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. Childhood Days in pictures captures in wonderful pictures and thought provoking words, something of those special childhood days. When the person with dementia no longer recognizes…

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