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Sensory Towels

Sensory Towels

Jo Bozin explains how a simple award-winning aromatherapy program has improved the mealtime experience for residents and staff in one Melbourne residential facility While working mornings and early afternoons at Bupa Thomastown in February 2011, I noticed a lot of uneaten food returning to the kitchen after lunchtimes. Eating is an integral part of everyone’s… Continue Reading

Music program hits the right note

Music program hits the right note

James Baldwin reports on a community services program that is supporting carers and people with dementia through the use of personalised MP3 music players A community services program being run by Southern Cross Care in Victoria is helping people living with dementia relax with their favourite music, stored on an MP3 player. The MP3 player… Continue Reading

Stories to tell

Stories to tell

A creative multi-media project which celebrates the lives of people with dementia, Interactive Life Stories, is recording the narratives of residents at BCS Maranoa in Alstonville, NSW, explains James Baldwin Baptist Community Services (BCS) Maranoa has taken on the challenge of using movie making software to record the life stories of people with dementia. With… Continue Reading