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Thu, 30 May



Create Sensory Art for the Elderly

The St. Vincent’s care home are renovating a room for their residents with dementia. They don’t have the resources to decorate it so we will craft sensory boards from scratch for them at the care home. The event is free to attend however donations are appreciated to help fund the activities.

Create Sensory Art for the Elderly
Create Sensory Art for the Elderly

Time & Location

30 May 2024, 14:00 – 15:30

London, 49 Queen Caroline St, London W6 9QH, UK

About the event

We will provide all of the crafting materials to build different sensory boards for the elderly. Sensory boards benefit elderly people with dementia by providing stimulation and reducing restlessness. They offer tactile, visual, and auditory engagement, triggering memories and cognitive responses. Additionally, they promote relaxation and ease agitation, while aiding in motor skill maintenance. Through familiar objects, they encourage reminiscence therapy, improving mood and well-being. Sensory boards thus serve as valuable therapeutic tools for individuals with dementia.

The children will enjoy the activity and be able to chat to some elderly in the care home. It is a great opportunity for them to do meaningful activities over the holiday and give back to the local community. 


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