A versatile and invaluable resource for anyone working in the care system. 142 pages packed with fresh ideas for activities for all abilities and offers advice on regulatory systems.
This thought-provoking Puppetry in Dementia Care book will be a source of inspiration and practical ideas for care staff and activity coordinators, creative arts therapists, occupational therapists, puppeteers and other artists working in care settings, as well as relatives of people with dementia looking for new ways to connect with their loved ones. She explains how puppets can be used to stimulate memories, celebrate life achievements and promote self-esteem and confidence, as well as with those nearing the end of life as part of palliative care. Step-by-step instructions for making a variety of puppets are also included.
Written by experienced Occupational Therapists, this book provides group session plans for older adults. Includes word games, poetry, food tasting and much more.