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Dementia activity combo

Dementia activity combo

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Our ever popular mindfulness for dementia activity, partnered up with Getting to know you at a special price. Two great dementia activities ready to use.

Getting to know you: An outdoor picture book with accompanying prompts

By understanding how someone has related to the outdoors throughout their life we can consider the type of activity they might like to do now. This is a great activity for dementia care homes, day centres, activity clubs or anyone wishing to keep that connection with a loved one whilst at home. 

Getting to know you is an outdoor picture book which comprises of a collection of nature based images for you to look at and talk about together giving an insight into feelings about the outdoors, memories and any particular activities that are of interest. The pictures in the book have been chosen to represent a broad range of environments, experiences and activities. This dementia friendly book can be used as a reminiscence tool to talk about things such as picnics, bird watching, picking strawberries or growing flowers. It can also be used to talk about activities in people’s lives now.

Take it all in: mindfulness for dementia activity

Did you know that there are proven links between practicing mindfulness meditation and easing some of the symptoms of dementia? 

Take it all in is based on the principles of mindfulness meditation and helps people to focus on the here and now rather than worrying about the future and what they can or can’t remember. It is a quiet and calming guided mindfulness activity that is designed to encourage people to take a bit of time to really enjoy the benefits of contact with nature and being outside.

Activity includes 5 bags which take you through the process of being mindful in nature.

  • Bags can be reused and we recommend doing this activity on a regular basis
  • Includes step by step instructions to guide you through the process of meditation and mindfulness
  • No previous experience in meditation is required
  • Dementia friendly
  • Promotes contact with nature
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