The Memory Box
A multi-use resource, The Memory Box contains a guidebook and 120 discussion cards to facilitate general reminiscence, produce memory diaries, put together guided autobiographies, or to help facilitate life reviews.
Divided into twelve themes, the cards cover: family background; childhood and school days; adult life and children; working life; events; achievements; places; people; good times and bad times; favourite things; love and romance; and bits and pieces.
The cards can be used with individuals or groups and includes guidance on working with various groups such as dementia or bereavement, sensory or speech difficulties and depression and illness.
Ideal for use by care workers, nurses and occupational therapists working in hospitals, day centres, residential homes facilitating the process of reminiscence.
Contents: 120 full colour cards, instruction booklet, boxed
Who Will Benefit from this Activity?
The Memory Box will be most enjoyed by people in the early to moderate stages of dementia, although people in the later stages of dementia will benefit from the interaction and conversation of the activity.
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