Ideas for keeping people with dementia occupied

Caring and Encouraging

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Rose Götte

Caring and Encouraging

333 tried and tested proposals for keeping people with dementia occupied

new 1st ed. published 2017. 96 pages All rights available

Beltz Juventa

Caring and Encouraging

333 tried and tested proposals for keeping people with dementia occupied

• series: social edition


Just like everyone else, people with dementia also need to experience success in order to feel well. In her day-care center, the author has tried out an enormous range of activities for the mind, the hands and the heart, which have been successful even with patients suffering from advanced dementia. Games and activities with language, singing, memories, working together, smelling, tasting, touching, recognizing, completing things, searching and finding; dice games, card games, letter games, perception games, activities with building blocks, ball games, gymnastics and dance exercises, reading texts, jokes and handicraft instructions can all be highly beneficial for anyone caring for people with dementia.


Target group
Anyone working in the care sector, social workers, pedagogical specialists