Care workers wearing pyjama-style scrubs at night-time to help patients
<http://news.carehome.co.uk/t/d-l-btkkuty-flrjkthkk-p/> Care workers reduce
residents’ sleep deprivation by wearing pyjamas
The initiative met with a really good response from most of the residents
and we’ve seen a drastic improvement in their sleep patterns.
Music is a powerful, primeval force that stirs strong emotions and memories
in humans. For this reason, it is used in reminiscence therapy to reach
people with dementia.
<http://news.carehome.co.uk/t/d-l-btkkuty-flrjkthkk-f/> Dementia DJ plays
ABBA and Ska to get residents dancing
Martin now regularly DJs for the ‘Cocktails in Care Homes’ project.
Residents were helped to make informed choices about risk taking to live
life to the full
<http://news.carehome.co.uk/t/d-l-btkkuty-flrjkthkk-yh/> ‘Outstanding’ care
home promotes positive risk taking helping residents skydive and climb trees
Their CQC report said “staff ‘go that extra mile’ to meet residents’ needs
and wishes” and use opportunities to stimulate residents’ interests and
learn new hobbies, including sky diving, climbing trees and learning to play