Written by an experienced Activity Coordinator, the author provides a hands-on approach combining well-tested, practical ideas, with inspired creativity.
Invaluable practical, easy to read guide for families supporting loved ones with a dementia. Covers: recognising symptoms, getting help, financial issues , treatment, caring etc.
A highly valuable resource for an Activity Coordinator. Covering cognitive, creative, cultural, educational, emotional, physical, social, spiritual and more.
My Life Story Book is perfect for older people with dementia. Easy to compile, with space for photographs and personal memories - tips for use included.*MULTIBUY OFFER* See video below:
Clear, easy to follow exercises to keep you moving and feeling fit as you age. Mostly chair-based or supported standing gentle movements.
An invaluable resource with a wide variety of practical ideas for Activity Coordinators who are organising activities for people in care homes and day centres.
Over 1000 images from rationing and Rock'n'Roll to the emergence of the teenager. Packed with nostalgic images and information, will encourage reminiscence.
Capturing the mood of the times through fashion, film magazines and music. Brimming with wonderful pictures and information - great for reminiscence.
Full of pop, punk and personalities, The 1970s Scrapbook is full of nostalgia - from platform shoes to the beat of glam rock and disco mania!
1000 images illustrating royal festive occasions for us to relive with wonder or nostalgia. Lots of scope here for a variety of conversational activities.
A vivid insight into daily life on the home front: rationing, air raids, liquid silk stockings and black outs. Lots of scope here for reminiscence for older people.
Packed with powerful and amusing images and words, this book inspires reminiscence and discussion. Ideal for use with anyone who has a dementia.
'A Funny Old World' aims to bring a smile to the face of the reader. High quality photographs old and new will lift the mood and help trigger conversation.
Full of energetic images of popular sports, from football to pigeon racing and motor sports to ice dancing. High quality pictures that will evoke past memories.
A World of Work celebrates the lives of working people and offers a great reminder of those past years spent earning a living. Ideal for people with dementia.
Beside The Seaside celebrates our British coastline and is designed specifically for people with dementia to help trigger memories with a holiday theme.
Powerful images and short, large-print texts off precious moments of contact for people with dementia. All images have been carefully chosen.
Family Life takes a look at the traditional family. This beautifully illustrated book can’t help but put a smile on your face. A great conversation starter.
A lovely picture book designed to remind readers of their childhood garden. Brimming with exciting things to explore, animals to spot and seasons to enjoy.
This beautifully presented book provides a wonderful escape as it taps into the emotions with its carefully selected poetic verses and vivid imagery.
Designed for people with dementia, this book portrays the special relationships between people and their pets. High quality images in both black and white and colour.
This beautifully illustrated book of traditional British proverbs and sayings will be a reminder for older people and a learning aid for those who are younger.
Shopping in pictures is like a walk down the high street or a visit to a market. Featuring emotive images of shopping for all occasions, ages and genders.
Ideal for use with anyone who has a dementia, this book is brimming with inspiring images that will captivate and evoke past happy memories of outdoor pastimes.
Beautiful images and inspiring words, this book provides spiritual comfort and an opportunity to reminisce for older people with a faith.
A favourite for anyone with a love of nature and the countryside. The striking paintings, photographs and texts are a great source of prompts for conversation.
This book will take the reader on a fascinating journey to relive past adventures whether travelling by foot, boat, plane, train, car or even camel.
Rekindle past memories from your chosen decade and relive the news as it was reported by the Daily Mirror at the time. 1930s, 40s, 50s 60s or 70s.
Old Soldiers everywhere can enjoy reading this guide to joining up in the forces of WW2. Packed full of tips for 'new recruits' of the Army, Navy and Air Force alike.
Train enthusiasts can enjoy thumbing through this nostalgic I Spy guide to vintage trains and stations. Includes sections on signals and track details.
Recreate wartime dishes with this handy recipe book, packed with hints and tips from the National Food Campaign. Try Minced Beef Roll, Potato Pie and many more!
Relive the 'Swinging Sixties' with this retro booklet. Many iconic images and original texts on everything from fashion, pop stars, transport and etiquette.
Take a trip down memory lane with this 'Make Do and Mend' guide faithfully reproduced from an original WW2 booklet. Full of handy dressmaking tips.