Resources to help people to live well with dementia.
Well Being Boxes
Well being boxes support spiritual well being in care homes. They help a person with dementia to connect with their life story as well as to enjoy being in the present moment. The Life History Booklet has ideas on the types of meaningful and spiritually enriching objects, photos, music, literature and art materials people might like to put in their box.
There are many ways to use music with older people: watching musicals; running a singing for the brain choir; or making a personalised ipod with someone's favourite tunes.
Reminiscence therapy is an effective and enjoyable way to connect with a person who has dementia and to help manage some of the more distressing symptoms of the illness.
There are different ways to enable people living with dementia to be creative...