Firstly we would like to wish everyone a very happy new year and i hope it has got off to a good start.January 2018 saw the start of our new memory locksmith programme where by one to one time is spent with every resident who has dementia and together we fill in a enrichment profile which will hopefully unlock some memories of the resident this in turn will help to person centre there day even more and find trigger points that may help us realise why they behave in certain ways.The dedicated programme focuses on there past life history as well as where they are today and can help to eleviate aggitation and stress so far the programme is going well and once all the profiles have been completed then we are able to focus on group activities.
January has been a bit chilli so our residents have been busy baking and made a lovely rocky road along with Lucy i have to say i did sample it and it was lovely.We also enjoyed table top dominos which is great for maths and brain training along with balloon table tennis which helps to excercise the upper limbs.We must say thankyou to Di Castle for giving up her time to come in and do our monthly poetry club.We would also like to welcome our new vicar John who comes into Wordsworth House once a month to do a hymn service and holy communion should anyone like it.
February has a busy activities calender with a high tea for valentines day with entertainment provided by Mr Dave Arnold.We will also be tossing our own pancakes and baking valentines biscuits with love.
I hope you all have a good month and wrap up and stay warm untill next time.
Tracie and all the team at Wordsworth House