Dementia memory boxes

15/03/2021

Dementia memory boxes are boxes that contain an item or items that are meaningful in some way to a person or environment. This may be a treasured personal item, or an object that someone with dementia can associate with their past. Broadmead arranged for relatives to create memory boxes for residents these where personalised to each resident , The boxes consisted of things residents enjoy and memories from the past. The boxes had lots of things in animal toys to chocolate, alcohol and treats. Old magazines photographs. This was a well enjoyed but emotional day this encouraged reminiscence and laughter.

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We value everyone’s safety

We have undertaken the following and measures to maximise the safety and wellbeing of everyone connected to our homes:

  • PPE is provided
  • We practice social distancing
  • The in-house cleaning regime has been enhanced
  • Additional precautions in place for new residents
  • Vaccinations have been rolled out at each home
  • Thermal scanning / temperature checking in at all homes on arrival
  • Regular testing for colleagues and residents

Visiting pods and face to face visits

Being able to meet family and friends is vital. Our residents and teams have missed having visitors. We are excited to confirm we have purpose built new visiting pods or dedicated sheltered outdoor visiting areas for visitors. Contact us to make an appointment.

Where it’s possible and local restrictions allow, we are welcoming face to face visits.

You are also able to arrange virtual face to face visits to meet your loved ones as well as arrange regular telephone conversations if you prefer.

 

New enquiries and admissions

Our teams are happy to assist you with any enquires you have. New admissions are taking place for nursing, residential, dementia, mental health care, long and short term care, day care and night care. We may be able to facilitate a viewing and have a friendly chat outdoors to assist you further.

 

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