Really Get to Know Your Resident – Knowing a resident’s interests, past hobbies, favourites, likes and dislikes can help care teams engage with residents more meaningfully. Happy Days ‘All About Me – Personal Memory Jogger’ is an ideal way to help capture information about a person’s life: work – holidays – friends and more. Care […]
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by Gillian Hesketh MA MD Happy Days Dementia Workshop & Nostalgic Design There may be some controversy regarding themed rooms in residential and dementia care environments. Like Marmite, they’re not for everyone but Gillian Hesketh, MD of Happy Days Dementia Workshop & Nostalgic Design has seen how nostalgic settings can benefit social well-being. She now […]
It’s amazing how a 1960s replica telephone can help prompt conversations for people living in residential and dementia care homes. Help families engage with their loved ones during visits. A lady visiting her mother said ‘I usually only stay around twenty minutes as I can’t find anything to interest mum – but interacting with the […]