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Martin 7th Jun 2021 Activities Co-Ordinator
I have been having a sort out of the supplies cupboard and found an (unopened) Virtual Reality headset - the type where you have to put an iphone inside. Does anyone have any experience using these with seniors with dementia? Did they enjoy it?

If so, are there any programs you would suggest?
Susan 8th Jun 2021 Activity Director
Hi Martin
What a find
I have never used this headset but this article and comments may help you
https://www.goldencarers.com/3-benefits-of-video-games-for-seniors/6460/

Also think about asking this question at the golden Carers Facebook group
https://www.goldencarers.com/activities-for-seniors-facebook-group/4782/
Dawn 9th Jun 2021 Gerontology
Google or Youtube always is my to-go-to resource.
Jean 9th Jun 2021 Activities Provider
I did try one for several residents, it was a boat trip, that they really enjoyed Make sure that your resident is comfortable using it. They must also be seated. I'm not sure if there is a warning against using them with certain medical condition eg epilepsy.
Susan 9th Jun 2021 Activity Director
Hi Martin
I thought I answered this question but apparently it didn’t go through
Hey I think you are a lucky finding this
I think this article will help you do not forget to read the comments because they are helpful also
https://www.goldencarers.com/3-benefits-of-video-games-for-seniors/6460/

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