This book outlines a framework for art therapy with older adults rooted in a belief in the autonomy and self-efficacy of older adults, including those with dementia or other diseases of later life. Relative to assisted living and dementia-care environments, it details case studies and ideas for using art therapy and encourages increased interactions between older adults in care homes.
Anyone who has difficulty in gripping a pen or pencil (or paintbrush for that matter) find these a real help. Soft grip slides easily over the end. Set of 12 in assorted colours. Ideal for older people in care homes or children in schools.
Older people in care homes can get professional results every time with this Paint by Numbers - Lakes and Mountains design. Kit contains everything you need to create your own masterpiece - just match the colours to its counterpart numbered area - it's so easy. Makes a great activity for all abilities and can help with relaxation and mindfulness. Creative pastimes can be a great way to achieve a level of achievement and satisfaction, especially with older people living in care homes.
Pleasing scenes to paint on heavyweight watercolour paper. Just follow the numbers and the end result will be a masterpiece. A great ready-to-go activity.