Retro Colouring Books are perfect gift and can help to reduce frustration and aggression in people who live with dementia. The Retro Colouring Book is available in four options and works well along side other Les Ives activities – Memory Cards and Reminiscence books.
Retro Colouring Books Benefits
- Maintain independence & skills
- Enables feelings to be communicated
- Decades Book can improve self-esteem
- Will encourage interaction and engagement
How to 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.
These colouring books bring to life people and memories. 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.
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