Reminiscence & Life Stories
Love the opportunity to dance in the conversation and listening of others? Spend some time time in your local care home and hear the local histories and personal mysteries between a good brew.
If you want ideas for your conversation see the options below...
Reminisce - Do you love exploring peoples memories and their curiosities? Understand their world and some memories close to them. Especially great thing to do for people with dementia. We all keep different memories living on in our minds, and they are an incredible beautiful to explore. Delve into someone's life and memories by sharing in their and your stories of life.
Walk The Earth - We are looking for quite a special kind of person to be a story capturer. You need to have a curious mind and be a natural inquisitor as you will be exploring people’s memories. You will also need to be aligned with our ethos that people carry endless amount of information and wisdom that is of high value within society. Foir more guidance see here... www.walkedtheearth.wordpress.com
Write Letters - If during your conversations, you might feel its appropriate to support the resident to connect with their friends and family through... Read more
Places to do this activity
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We are a residential and dementia care home, we also run a day center seven days a week. Our home is situated on the drive with 366/145 buses from ilford station. Staff will welcome volunteers at the front door, just after signing in a senior member of staff will be introduced to the volunteer.
Please bring all necessary items to run the activities and do ask, if you need anything extra from... Read more