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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Things to Do Indoors: Care Home – At Home – Home Care

We all know that staying engaged for good mental health is as important as staying fit and eating well. During the lock down, I am working solo, bringing social engagement and nostalgic materials to you – in a Residential Care or Dementia Home – At Home or for Home Care services. There are many things […]