Dementia Activities

View our dementia activities below

  • Activity name: Brass Cleaning

    Hello I have been an activities co-ordinator for a while now and thought I would share this activity with everyone. The service users I work with have dementia and enjoy sitting around a table cleaning there brass. Equipment needed News paper to cover the tables Gloves Aprons Plenty of cloths and brasso Instructions Cover your […]

  • Activity name: Super Smells

    A perfect game to reinvigorate the senses. Super smells is the ideal for people with sensory or memory problems as it helps people reminisce about pervious trips/experiences. Equipment needed Paper cups Blind fold (a dark scarf would be sufficient) A variety of strong smelling favours Pens Paper When selecting the strong smelling ingredients try to […]

  • Activity name: Touchy Feely

    Here’s an activity that helps exercise the senses and memory. This is good for people suffering from memory loss or have early signs of dementia. Equipment needed Boxes Bowl of cold porridge Ball of wool or cotton wool Sponge Polystyrene balls Banana Football The above list shows examples, but you can use any interestingly shaped […]

  • Activity name: Timeline

    This is an activity for residents who suffer from memory loss. The aim of this activity is to produce a visual aid to help residents remember what they have to do at different times throughout the day. Equipment needed Paper Pens Glue Photos or pictures from a magazine Camera Instructions Take photos of the resident […]