Activity & Engagement
Are a unique collection of items to stimulate and engage a person who is living with dementia at any stage. Staying engaged and active is important for overall physical and emotional well-being.
Funded by the National Institute on Aging, FIT Kits™ have been designed and tested by dementia care experts to provide ways to keep people with dementia active and to promote fun and interesting things to do. Each Kit™ includes a copy of FIT’s exclusive handbook, “Understanding Dementia”.
The Brainy Day Activity Program was created to provide daily activities to enhance the lives of individuals with dementia. The program is self-contained, user-friendly and works equally well at home or in a long-term care community. Brainy Day is user-friendly and completely turnkey.
The Brainy Day Activity Program includes our sturdy yellow tote, 7 individual re-sealable bags with product and over 67 individual and group activities that were created to meet the cognitive, physical, social, emotional and spiritual needs of individuals with memory loss. These activities provide achievable challenges, true engagement, purpose, laughter and joy.
Stimulate the mind of individuals with later stage and advanced brain change due to Stroke, Aphasia ,or Dementia including Alzheimer's. These large pictoral "connect the dots" worksheets are designed to entertain and engage as well as help to maintain eye hand co-ordination with stimulation of fine motor skills. The books contain:
- Large Dot-to-Dot Pictures with Conversational Phrases
- Simple word puzzles with hints and Illustrative Math
Developed by the British College of Occupational Therapists (COT), the Toolkit consists of five separate sections aimed at a range of audiences including care home residents, their family and friends; care home staff, owners and managers; commissioners and inspectors; and occupational therapists. - See more at: http://www.cot.co.uk/living-well-care-homes#sthash.1CFoI6j0.dpuf
The toolkit is free online resource full of practical ideas of how to support care home residents to live their lives doing the day-to-day activities that are important to them. The toolkit promotes dignity and respect, mental and physical wellbeing and integration into the community. It includes free training materials and audit tools to review and evidence aspects of care such as personalisation and choice.