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Journalist Alison Winward writes about Happy Days Dementia Workshop – How reminiscing can help …

By Alison Winward – Journalist, writer, editor. A Made Near Me about making peace There’s colouring books and toys; retro phones and vintage biscuit tins; bright, cheerful posters – and (part of) a life-sized photograph of a mid-century living room. But I’m not in a pre-school nursery, or some ‘ironic’ kitsch homeware shop, I’m in Gillian Hesketh’s […]

Wall Art for Care Homes www.dementiaworkshop.co.uk

Dementia Engagement: Helping Activity Coordinators Engage …

At Happy Days, we like to help care teams and activity coordinators engage with residents and enrich social care every day. We often take talking and creating conversations for granted – We assume it’s easy for everyone to join in a conversation. Starting a new conversation with someone you don’t know anything about can be […]

flower displays at www.dememtiaworkshop.co.uk

Free Flowers for Care & Dementia Homes

When I say – pick some flowers for your residential care or dementia home … I mean something easy to find, cost and time effective – and simple to display. Just fill jars, glasses, glass bowls with water and add these buttercups, daisies and any flower heads that may have fallen to the ground. [Check […]

Nostalgic Games & Conversation Prompts at www.dementiaworkshop.co.uk

Keep an Active Mind – Traditional Nostalgic Games & Reminiscence Materials Delivered to Your Door …

During these difficult times; people being restricted in their homes, visitors not allowed in at residential care, dementia and nursing homes, it’s important to keep busy mentally and physically. As we know, the coronavirus is bringing people together and sadly, at the same time, keeping others isolated. It’s essential everyone remains engaged, as active as […]