A Fidget Quilt can be used by Alzheimers, Dementia or Brain Trauma Patients. It has attachments to keep restless fingers busy, touching and playing with the items. Items have to be tightly anchored as they will get a workout! Common Items and Textures help to elicit curiosity, memories or awareness in these patients. I can remember my Grandma picking at her blanket, over and over when she was in the later stages of Alzheimer’s. I wish we had know about these then! These Quilts are made…
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Support ALZ when you shop online The mission of the Alzheimer's Association of Louisiana is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.
#Therapy #NHS Music therapy at Airedale Hospital swells dementia charity's coffers Time for a Cuppa, held by occupational therapy and physiotherapy teams to highlight the benefits of music therapy, raised nearly £200 for Dementia UK. ... Sara Robinson, a senior nurse at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, said: "The event was fantastic. http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/14338453.Music_therapy_at_Airedale_Hospital_swells_dementia_charity_s_coffers/
Sensory Activity Pad - A multisensory wonder - the proof is in the padding! This pad provides a variety of fun activities and tactile sensations to keep residents with dementia active and busy - lacing, buckling and zipping activities, and a flip-and-feel assortment of fabrics and ribbons.