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Using Documents with PwD

Newspaper clippings, letters, postcards, greeting cards, sketches, certificates might help PwD reminding them of who they were, where they've been and what they have done and they can be helpful to run reminiscence based sessions.

Why is it useful?

  • Documents are tangible objects that can elicit strong reminiscences.
  • Triggering intact memories and stimulating conversations can improve the relationship between people with dementia and their families and carers
  • Ultimately, this can improve the quality of care PwD receive





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