A care home in the U.K. has created a room full of memory triggers for people living with dementia. They find that the triggers help unlock memories and improve well-being. They have decreased antipsychotic use by 70% as a result.
It’s worth a look. Personally, I think that the benefit comes not only from the memory triggers, but also from the relative quiet of the space and the 1-on-1 facilitated engagement that is also provided.
Here’s the video: