My Life Story Book for elderly people with dementia is easy to compile, with space for photographs and personal memories - tips for use included.
Our easy to complete workbook, designed by Activities to Share, makes a great shared reminiscence activity.
Information can be gathered slowly over a period of time and noted down in the life history book. Photos or pictures can be added where appropriate.
The value of documenting a person's life history is priceless - here are just some of the benefits.
- Helps to engage family, friends, activity coordinators and carers with the person and their life, both past and present.
- Serves as a valuable contribution to care planning by focusing on the individual's needs, preferences, history and life style.
- An ideal way for carers, managers, support staff and volunteers to make a genuine connection with their residents.
- Provides people with dementia an improved sense of identity and self worth.
- Book headings provide a guide for conversation prompts and include:
'My precious memories; My hobbies and interests, Favourite Pastimes, Special People, Faith, Significant Dates and many more.
We have included a page of useful guidance notes to assist staff in providing more relevant activities for the individual.
Size: A4; Over 20 pages printed in black and white. Pages are laid out with lines for writing and space for photographs.