Quiz Book for Groups: Famous People
This photocopiable manual contains 50 different quizzes. A total of 1,000 questions related to people past,present and fictional.
It is divided into 10 sections, each containing five different quizzes with 20 questions. Each section contains a quiz based on the surnames of famous people, a “pot luck” quiz and three others on different subjects.
“Readers should definitely add this book to their library, and share it with colleagues and call on its practical wisedom for the ultimate benefit of all older people in care.”
Who Will Benefit from this Activity?
Quiz Book for Groups: Famous People will be most enjoyed by people in the early to moderate stages of dementia. People in the later stages of dementia will benefit from the interaction and conversation of the activity, providing the group size is kept small so that he or she does not become overstimulated and agitated as a result of too much going on around them.
The outcome of the activity may vary depending on the person’s ability, however for people with dementia, it is important to remember that when participating in the activity, the focus should not be about the activity itself, but the quality and enjoyment of the interaction. It is the enjoyment of the activity that will contribute to their overall sense of happiness and well-being. Those in the later stages of dementia may not be able to participate fully, however they will benefit from the interaction and conversation of the activity.
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