Use these dementia exercise activities to promote overall well-being and mobility in your home or care facility.
The variety of exercise balls, and accompanying DVD offer a choice of gentle resistance and sensory workouts suitable for all abilities. This DVD is perfect to use with the Spa Ball Multi pack.
People with dementia can benefit from a regular program of seated exercise sessions which can have a significantly positive impact on overall well-being. Gentle exercise can help the journey of dementia by helping to improve self-sufficiency, self-confidence and cognition and build or maintain muscle strength and balance, helping those with dementia maintain independence for longer.
How It Works and Key Benefits
This workout is all about improving mobility through gentile resistance exercises.
Three gentle workouts on one DVD demonstrating some basic movements to carefully mobilise the body, all activities performed while remaining in a seated position. Each workout uses a different activity ball as shown, and the pace is deliberately slow with no strenuous or tiring movements, suitable for all abilities.
1. Hand/finger & mind warm up
2. Stress Ball workout
3. Massage Ball workout
4. Bump Ball workout
Features: Music (can be switched off)
Subtitles: Available, and optional