Everyone is so busy in a care or dementia home, including activity coordinators. So why not enlist volunteers from the community. It may take some time but there are many people who are looking for something to do / looking for the company of other people / want to feel useful. Create mini posters and […]
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If you are a: Residential Care Home Dementia Care Home Hospital Community Centre / Hub Rehabilitation Centre Dementia Cafe / Drop in Centre … we have all sorts of nostalgic games, conversation prompts, activities, jigsaw puzzles and more to get those tongues wagging and keep those fingers busy. Just take a tour around the website […]
For people living with later stages dementia, Activity Aprons are ideal to help keep hands busy, encourage movement and boost blood flow. Often being busy can help to calm agitations. Being active can often prompt conversations. We have a surplus of activity aprons, so we have decided to offer them at reduced prices throughout January. […]
Calling All Care & Dementia Home Groups, Managers and Regional Support Teams: How To Help & Support Your Activity Coordinators – by Happy Days Dementia Activities & Design On behalf of Activity Coordinators and Life Style Facilitators, I would like to say to care home groups, managers and regional support teams simply this: ‘Please consider […]
Don’t forget – Talking is an activity. Sometimes, there’s nothing better than a good chat and a cup of tea … If you’re an activity coordinator or life-style facilitator, remember to save some time to just have a chat with residents. Sit down, let the resident know how interested you are in their story. You […]