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Wellbeing Materials for Care Homes - Residents Living with Dementia

Wellbeing – Later Stages Dementia

Dementia Wellbeing is at the heart of Happy Days, helping care teams enrich social and sensory care for people living with dementia. Research shows that people living with later stages of dementia may have less contact with other people beyond personal care, eating and drinking. People with advanced dementia often find it difficult to communicate and interact with […]

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 […]

Sean Mcmenemy Bird at happy days dementia workshop

Bird Watching Activities by Gillian Hesketh MA & Tips from Sean McMenemy

Bird Watch Activities by Gillian Hesketh MA – Happy Days Dementia Workshop & Design Even though Covid19 restrictions are keeping everyone indoors more than usual, we need to remember our feathered friends – and this can become a delightful activity for people at home and in residential or dementia care homes. Feeding and encouraging birds […]

Dementia Activities at www.dementiaworkshop.co.uk

How About Knitting Some Bunting ?

Happy Days Activity Idea / Prompt How about knitting some bunting? When you ask around your care home, it’s amazing how many people are able to knit. 1. Request wool and knitting needle donations from locals, social media, residents’ relatives, friends, charity shops, local newspaper and radio. 2. Here’s a simple triangle pattern for your […]