How Do You Calm Down Someone with Dementia?
We list twelve tips for calming down agitated dementia patients, including reassurance techniques you can use on your loved one.
Communicating with People with Disabilities
The communication needs of a person with a disability can be very different between individuals - learn some general communication tips here.
Sensory Rooms for Dementia
Multisensory environments can be massively beneficial for dementia patients. Learn more about how to create an effective sensory room for dementia.
What’s Needed to Create a Dementia-Friendly Environment?
We take a look at what you should include or avoid when ensuring that an environment is suitable for someone with dementia.
25 Fun Assisted Living Activity Ideas
If you know a senior living in an assisted living facility, these tips are a great way to reconnect, bond and entertain yourselves in a fun and accessible way.
5 Sensory Tips to Soothe Anxiety in Dementia Patients
Individuals that have Alzheimer’s or dementia may also experience anxiety.
Indoor Activities to do with Dementia Patients
Engaging and stimulating individuals living with dementia is extremely important for their health, mood, and overall wellbeing.
Environmental Control in a Multisensory Room
Multisensory rooms and products are of huge benefit to individuals with autism, ADHD, Alzheimer’s and other limited abilities.
How to Choose the Right Sensory Package
Multisensory rooms are big investments with invaluable benefits, and with so much choice of equipment and set up it can be difficult to know where to start when it comes to designing a sensory room
Calming or Interactive Multisensory Room Equipment?
With so much multisensory room equipment available, if you step into a multisensory room, what you witness is outstanding. The lights, sounds, music, tones, textures, feel, and scents can be pleasurable, calming, alerting, and have been known to raise endorphin levels.
Does A Sensory Diet Help With Pain Management?
When we think of sensory diets, which are used for treating Sensory Processing Disorder, we often think of children with neurological challenges such as Autism. However, sensory processing disorder in adults is just as real, having a direct impact on chronic pain. In fact, the right sensory input like deep touch for example, can act as a pain inhibitor and release endorphins to reduce pain perception.
A Guide to Creating the Perfect Multisensory Waiting Room
Whether you have a dental, medical, or other professional office, making your clients feel at ease and relaxed can go a long way in providing a customer experience that says, “we care.” So, why not consider a multisensory waiting room in your office? One that can really engage your visitors and enhance their overall experience.
Tips on Setting Up a Sensory Bedroom
While several types of sensory room exist, each with their own unique uses, the sensory bedroom is certainly one of the most popular, and can be used to aid a range of disorders, from dementia to ADHD.
Helping Dementia Patients with Aromatherapy
aromatherapy has been practiced for an incredibly long time, and boasts an abundance of benefits.
6 Anger Management Strategies
Anger often becomes a pattern where we don’t even realize how often we are spewing out harmful comments, criticisms, and aggression. We'd like to take a look at ways of preventing anger from becoming a pattern of thought and to encourage a change in behavior early on
How to Connect with Later Stage Alzheimer’s Patients
With last month (June) being Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, we at Experia USA strongly believe the productive conversations of the campaign should continue into the rest of the year and beyond. In this post, we’ll provide advice on talking to someone with Alzheimer’s and communicating with dementia patients.
Where’s Your Multisensory Room?
A multisensory room may be one of the most delightful, engaging and calming environments you can experience
Create your own multisensory Room
A multisensory room is an essential part of a sensory diet, or as we like to think, a sensory massage.
How Sensory Activities Can Benefit Dementia Patients
Sensory stimulation is an essential part of our everyday lives, helping to improve everything from our mood and self-confidence to our cognition. However, it can become increasingly difficult to provide adequate, age-appropriate sensory stimulation for patients with dementia.