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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  • Children’s War memorabilia pack

    £5.95

    Our Children’s War memorabilia pack is a collection of high quality reproduced paper memorabilia from World War 2. The contents are all related to a children’s experience of the War and it makes an excellent educational aid. It’s packaged in a clear bag with header card. Bringing History to Life Our Children’s War pack really recreates…

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  • Churchill Memorabilia Pack

    £5.95

    Our Churchill Memorabilia Pack is a collection of high quality reproduced paper memorabilia relating to Winston Churchill. It makes an excellent educational aid for a new generation and can be used to invoke memories in an older one. It is packaged in a clear bag with header card. Bringing History to Life Our Churchill pack…

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  • Cold War Memorabilia Pack

    £5.95

    Description Our Cold War Memorabilia Pack is a collection of high quality reproduced paper memorabilia from the Cold War. It is packaged in a clear bag with header card. Bringing History to Life Our Cold War pack really recreates the Cold War era with high quality reproduced paper memorabilia. Cold War Memorabilia Pack Contents Abridged…

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  • D-Day Landings newspaper

    £3.90

    A complete twelve page replica of the evening Standard newspaper from June 6th 1944, reporting that more than 4000 ships and smaller craft had crossed the Channel to begin the invasion.

  • Dambusters newspaper

    £3.90

    Daily Telegraph from 18th May 1943. The RAF blew up three key dams in the Ruhr Valley, engulfing bridges and power plants and inflicting industrial disaster on Germany. Adverts of the day and other wartime news.

  • Decades Discussion Cards- reminiscence cards from 50s and 60s

    £32.95

    These cards are great for reminiscing about the 50s and 60s. 40 photographic cards to introduce remind and inform about people, places and events of the 1950s and 60s. The 1950s were characterised by a complete shift in lifestyle. Recovery from the aftermath of the Second World War was steady and slow a time for…

  • Domino Trays / Tile Holders- for holding dominoes

    £27.99

    Four wooden domino tile holders help players to organise dominoes during game play. Each wooden tray has 3 slots for holding dominoes. Will hold standard and jumbo dominoes.

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  • Dunkirk newspaper

    £3.90

    Read all about it. Complete replica of the Daily Express newspaper from May 31st 1940, when thousands of B.E.F. were safely brought home from Dunkirk. Photos, stories, adverts and lots of local as well as international news.

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  • Family 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. Family Life in pictures captures in wonderful pictures and thought provoking words, something of those special family days. When the person with dementia no longer recognizes family photographs,…

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  • Famous Faces- enables reminiscence about famous people

    £32.95

    These cards will enable groups or individuals to reminisce about famous people. A flexible resource for all those needing tools for memory activities, discussion and reminiscence with individuals or groups. This collection of 50 portrait cards evokes memories, and provides stimulus for group discussion and informal conversation between older people. Divided into seven categories: Politicians…

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  • First World War memorabilia pack

    £5.95

    First World War Memorabillia Pack

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  • Flipping Fishes- A 1930’s traditioanl game

    £9.99

    Flipping Fishes is a fun family or group game. It can be played in a large or small area and is a game of hilarity & competition! The winner is the first to flip his or her fish along the race line and on to the dinner plate! Fantastic retro game. A traditional fun game…

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