Spotlight on engaging a person with dementia in meaningful activity

Ben Budd
March 1, 2022
October 6, 2022

Why is meaningful activity important for people with dementia?

Meaningful activity is important to help us all maintain a good quality of life, whether we are living with dementia or not. It is particularly important for people with dementia as it:

The type of meaningful activity a person with dementia will be able to engage in will depend on their interests, strengths and abilities.  

Meaningful activity can vary from daily tasks such as cooking and cleaning, to art classes, watching films, exercise and spending time with family and friends.

Why join this session?

It is an opportunity to consider activities and why they are important to someone with dementia. The session explores different sorts of activities might meet the different needs of an individual. There will be some practical advice and strategies about how to engage someone in activities.

The course is for you if you would like to …

How to book

Please book using the link below. If you would prefer to book by phone rather than online please contact our friendly staff who will be more than happy to help you – 020 3096 7895 or email:

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