As We Were Reminiscence Book is a perfect gift and can help to reduce frustration and aggression in people who live with dementia.
The book contains colourful imagery of the fashion, jobs and professions from the 1940s to the 1970s.
- Maintain independence & skills
- Enables feelings to be communicated
- Can improve self-esteem
- Will encourage interaction and engagement
Use in a healthcare setting
Engaging healthcare settings are especially important and should always be a key factor for the wellbeing of patients and residents.
Another key point in a care setting, is that a comprehensive approach to wellbeing has numerous positive outcomes. Overall, the As We Were Reminiscence Book brings to life people and memories. Basically, helping a person with dementia to be active and involved in life can greatly improve their quality of life by reducing agitation, improving sleep and maintaining nutrition levels.
Offer a varied activity program.
- Creative activities
Stimulating the mind
Recommendations given in the 2011 World Alzheimer’s Report suggest that routinely providing individualized cognitive stimulation to those with mild to moderate stages of dementia can produce short-term improvements and/or reduce the decline in cognitive function.
Altogether, the As We Were Reminiscence Book is terrific reminiscence aid and way to find out more about residents’ likes and dislikes.