An exciting, informative and unusual quiz book for use in reminiscence work. Covering the years 1930 to 1969, it draws on memories and experiences of daily life and recalls major events and celebrities.
More than 600 questions and answers are offered on four basic topics: News, Entertainment, Daily Life and People. Introductory passages capture the flavour of the period.
Designed with the individual needs of elderly people very much in mind, the Reminiscence Quiz Book provides
Themes from Music While You Work, Housewives' Choice, Hancock's Half Hour are just a few of the 30 tunes featured on this fabulous CD. Guaranteed to bring memories flooding back. Contents: CD, guidance notes and storage wallet.
Spanning the years 1930-1989, this highly practical puzzle book covers a mixture of events, people, entertainment and information about everyday life in the past. Enables group leaders to stimulate discussion and facilitate the expression of feelings about various issues and personal experience.
Contents: Introduction, The 1930's, The 1940's, The 1950's, The 1960's, The 1970's and The 1980's. Each decade contains six puzzles: Who did what Scramble, What happened True or false What's t
With a picture representing each one of 40 years, introduces people like Bill Hayley, Frank Sinatra, the Goons, Vera Lynn and Alvar Liddell. Features black and white and colour pictures. Laminated and round corned for long life. 50 cards along with biographies and ideas for their use.
Pack contains one card for each of the years from 1940 to 1989. The 50 royalty cards are packed with detail, sure to delight every group. Colour and black and white cards. Beautifully printed, laminated and round corned for maximum durability.
This large print song book contains 100 popular songs chosen to ensure that all tastes and abilities are catered for. Songs are listed alphabetically and are clearly laid out making the book simple to use. Songs include: Cockles and Mussels, Show Me The Way To Go Home, You Are My Sunshine, Que Sera Sera, All Things Bright and Beautiful, Away in a Manger and many more. 80 pages, A4 paperback.
This manual describes in detail the kinds of reminiscence activities that can be carried out as well as the principles behind reminiscence work. Includes suggestions for activities, themes and resources using photographs, video, slides and outings.
Provides some unusual and more elaborate ideas such as putting on a reminiscence display, writing a book, making a radio play and arranging theatrical performances. Themes include: childhood, home life, food and recipes, transport, holidays
Spot the song or tune from this selection of 80 tunes contained on this CD from the 30s, 40s, 50s, and 60s. Songs include: Gregory Girl, The Last Waltz and I Only Want to be With You.
A valuable and practical resource for anyone providing reminiscence activities for older people, packed with ideas, includes black and white images that can be photocopied and passed around a group to help trigger memories. A4 - spiral bound.
This new handbook draws together many new ideas and practical approaches from professionals working in dementia care. Beginning with the diagnosis of dementia and other problems associated with ageing, this helpful handbook considers assessment, the person-centred model of dementia, rehabilitation and therapy.
Contributors outline practical interventions, illustrating ideas by case studies which provide a stimulating insight into understanding and practice. Contents: Dementia causes &
Contrasts the medical interpretation that sees anti-social behaviour as mere symptoms of disease with a person-centred interpretation that resonates change and resolution whilst also offering; a radical and innovative interpretation of challenging behaviour consistent with the new culture of dementia care, focusing on needs to be met rather than problems to be managed.
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 gr
40 photographic cards to introduce, remind and inform about people, places and events of the 1950s and 60s. Included in this pack are 40 discussion cards to use as triggers for; Conversation and Reminiscence/Memory Activities, Story Telling/Life Story Articulation, Language Skills. Each card contains an image, related information and some ideas to develop the subject further. These cards are an invaluable tool for tutors, care workers, nurses and occupational therapists working in hospitals,
A collection of 36 cards representing a range of key moments in life, offering an opportunity to consider, reflect and discuss how this might affect the individual, family, friends or group. Subjects include: Birth of a sibling, First day at school, Running away from home, Moving house, Becoming a parent, Acquiring a pet, Serious illness or disability, Death of a relative or friend, Time with family or friends, Holidays, Walks, First day at work, Passing an examination, An act of bravery, Ca
Life histories are a valuable way of gathering information about a persons life, background, family and social network. This book is a practical handbook which gives clear guidance on how to put together life histories in supportive or residential settings. With step-by-step guidance, ideas for different types of life histories, activities, strategies and material for prompting memories, helpful tools and writing tips, suggestions for support and forming partnerships with other local service
The Writing Life Histories Board Game and Book ,sold separately, are designed to help an older person or someone with dementia to preserve memories and share their life accomplishments. Ideal to use at home or in group activities at a care home, the 200 page paperback book provides carers, professionals or family members with step-by-step guidance and material for prompting memories and compiling a life history. This versatile Writing Life Histories Game can be used on its own or in conjunct