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Hat & Chat Station – Helping care home residents engage

I get some strange looks from my family sometimes. Especially when there’s a new project on the table. They’re always sceptical at first, then silence prevails and sneaky sideways glances as they see the project progress. As we all know, Mum’s always right. The times we’d been told to take a coat to school because […]

Ways to Reminisce by Gillian Hesketh of Happy Days Dementia Workshop …

Ways to Reminisce  –  by Gillian Hesketh MA    MD of Happy Days Dementia Workshop & Nostalgic Design Reminiscing is for everyone, no matter what age – but is especially useful when visiting or caring for elderly relatives or people who are living with dementia. Prompting fond memories can bring about conversations to share, encourage […]