Sensory stimulation is the activation of one or more of the senses such as taste, smell, sight, hearing, and touch. Sensory stimulation is a key component for improving the quality of life of people living with dementia.
Make stress balls out of balloons and either rice, flour, or beans! Take a balloon and stretch it out a little. Then fill it with rice, flour, or beans.( You can use a funnel.) You can decorate them in a million different ways. Lots of fun!
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Sensory stimulation programs are one of the most common types of activities found in long-term care facilities. Simply stated, sensory stimulation is a technique that provides meaningful and common smells, movements, feels, sights, sounds, and tastes through the stimulation of all six senses. There are many benefits to providing sensory stimulation such as increased communication, environmental awareness, relaxation, cognitive stimulation, opportunity to build a rapport, enjoyment of a…