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Heather 12th Mar 2014

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Can anyone upload a sample high care dementia program calander desperate for some help in getting residents motivated.
Jean 17th Jul 2014
Hi Heather, a simple " Beauty Shop" program was very popular where I worked. Brushing hair, bit of makeup, painting nails, Hand massage., put on some beads or jewellery.
I also used to run a " relaxation" hour for our dementia residents. Did this between 2 and 3 which was change of shift time and allowed the nursing staff to get themselves organised for the afternoon. A quiet room, soft colour changeing light, some aromatherapy through a diffuser ( electric), worked atreat, especially with the "sundowners". Cheers, Jean
Heather 29th Jul 2014
Thanks Jean has working well.

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