Keeping in touch with people is good for one’s confidence and mental wellbeing. As well as meeting up with friends and family, when permitted, try these activities:
Digital devices can be very useful for a loved one living with dementia. From online games, puzzles and dedicated dementia apps, to Skype and YouTube, they provide a way to stay engaged with others and enjoy a range of activities.
Many communities are working to become dementia-friendly. This means that organisations and venues may have special events and activities for your loved one living with dementia, such as:
It’s often assumed that people in the later stages of dementia are unable to engage in activities, but this isn’t true. Activities will often need to be simplified and are more likely to focus on the senses:
Playing music objects to touch and interact with, and hand massage can all help your loved one living with dementia in the later stages.
Active Minds research and develop a range of activities for people affected by dementia.
At Cavendish Homecare we can help support you and your loved ones with our expertise in delivering Dementia Homecare. We know that being diagnosed with Dementia can have a huge emotional, social, and psychological effect on both the person living with dementia and their family. Therefore we ensure specialist care in the comfort of one’s own home.
If you would like to enquire about our Dementia Care, contact us on, 0203 008 5210 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.