Enjoy the benefits and reduced stress that come from reconnecting people with dementia to lifelong activities they love. Using a strength-based approach, this guide shows step by step how to design meaningful, individualized activities that can be performed by a person with memory loss as independently as possible. Helpful assessment and implementation tools guide your efforts to identify a person’s optimal leisure activities and then tailor them to current skill levels. The resulting activity plans will effectively promote the well-being and self-identity of each person with memory loss.
Downloadable resources include:
- Communication strategies and conversations starters
- Assessment forms
- Step-by-step implementation guides
- Sample activities adapted for early, middle, and late stages of dementia