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Wendy 21st Feb 2013

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On the weekends in the dementia wing we do not have lifestyle staff. what dvd,s would be suitable to play in the mornings for our residents. We have dvd with birds and fish bowl etc. Looking for appropiate movie eg similiar to the Radio blue skies , series but in movie form? Any ideas
Roslyn 26th Feb 2013
Hi you can add also the Disney movies like Lion King, then Happy Feet, as these have music great colour and lots of movement our residents love these type also as all the others that have been suggested
Hope this helps
Helen 26th Feb 2013
To Wendy

I find Musical movies with Doris Day or Fred Astaire are favourites. Great old songs to evoke memories
MARYANN 25th Feb 2013
Travel movies are great also - you can go to the Travel Agents and borrow some or the Library, also shops like Cheap as Chips/Dick Smith often have good DVD's - call it ARMCHAIR TRAVEL
Solange 21st Feb 2013
Hi Wendy, here are some movies that in my experience were
very welcomed when shown to residents.
You may borrow them from your local library or buy them online.
Residents may also enjoy music DVDs by Nana Mouskouri, Richard
Clayderman, Roy Orbison, The Seekers, Andre Rieu.

Singing in the Rain
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Some Like it Hot
The Sound of Music
The Pajama Game
Honeymoon on Wheels
My Fair lady
Kiss me Kate
Easter parade
The Court Jester
The Wizard of Oz
Dumb and Dumber
It's a Wonderful Life
The Glen Miller Story

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