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Nostalgic Replica Shops are Ideal for Communication in Care Settings

Nostalgic Replica Shops are ideal in care settings when it comes to engaging with seniors and people living with dementia. We all understand that Covid19 is still paramount – but it’s really important to help people living with dementia remain engaged, maintain daily skills and enjoy every day to the full. Here’s Happy Days Dementia […]

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Engage and Interact with Happy Days Chat & Memory Prompts

Everyday engagement in residential and dementia care homes is something we are passionate about. Everyone is individual and although many residents may enjoy joining in group activities, we all know that some people prefer a perhaps quieter, simpler or one-to-one engagement. This creates another level of engagement planning for Activity Coordinators. We like to think […]

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Looking Back Whilst Enjoying the Present – Themed Rooms

  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 […]