Lyn is unable to communicate verbally due to medical diagnosis. She is bed-fast and her limbs are rigid. She is able to follow one’s gaze by moving her head to the left and right.

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Marina 11th Sep 2010 Diversional Therapist I/T
Posted by Marina/September 2010
What about a tropical fish tank, they are interesting to watch and they have lovely bright colours.

Also budgies or canaries are good value. They give our unit a nice homely feeling.
Talita 4th Mar 2010
You may also use the activities in the website under the category
"Sensory" such as 'Beauty Therapy', 'Nail Care', 'Compresses'.
Alternatively you can adapt the 'Scent Guessing' to your aphasic
client. Place scent close to their nose and let them inhale a couple
of times before proceeding with the next scent. Never assume that
there is nothing in their minds just because they are unable to let
you know. Another activity that may stimulate their senses is to have
a wooden board covered with felt; place the board close to them and
place photos of their family on the felt, saying the names of the
people. Stay with each photo at least 20 seconds before continue with
another. Of course, don't underestimate the power of music, ask their
relatives what sort of music they like. Good luck!
lynnette 4th Mar 2010 Recreational Activities Offer
Hi. might I suggest you hang a mobile/suncatcher(making this could be Activity for others) above her ie;fish,horses,flowers,stars,crystels ect. Painting or sticking same on ceiling & surrounding areas within her view.
Talking books to be played for 30 mins (mornings are when most imput is taken in).Do a Textile Activity with her;use scaves & pieces of material with difference textures ie silk, satin, wool, ribbed, furry ect, guide the material under her hands up her arms & around the neck & cheek area.Informing her what you are doing at all times,watch for reaction.
Hope this helps Lynnette
Bawa 27th Feb 2010 recreational therapist
hi, is there any other activity we can do with her if she can't react atall