Seniors living in assisted-living facilities can lack mental stimulation and social contact. Here are a few tips you can use to engage residents with 1-on-1 visits.
Validation of feelings. Stimulate memory.
Each resident will bring her own handbag to be cleaned-up. The idea is to have them engaging in cleaning up and talking about the contents of their handbags.
Promote cognitive well being, provide fun and enjoyment, and establish old roles.
Suitable to clients in first stage dementia (small objects are dangerous for later stages).
Calm the mind and cleanse the spirit with essential oils
Sensory stimulation. Reduce stiffness. A good alternative if your client cannot use the bath.
Time out to relax and quiet the mind. A simple and effective way to use essential oils.
Sensory stimulation through the use of essential oils