Spotlight on engaging a person with dementia in meaningful activity

Rachel Allen
January 4, 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.

Time and place

This is an online zoom session. If this date isn’t suitable, please sign up to the waiting list for the next course and we will be in contact shortly with details.

Our courses for family carers are designed specifically for family and friends or people with dementia however we do understand that sometimes attending as a professional can be useful. It will enable you to recommend our courses to family and friends of people with dementia that you support, and to find out more about how carers feel about the issues that they face with different types of dementia. There is a cost associated with attending our courses as a professional, get in touch to find out more – 020 3096 7894 – support@dementiacarers.org.uk

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.

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