Back to the real sensory world our ‘care’ has taken away


Posted on January 1st, by editor in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Colin MacDonald reflects on research into the effects of multisensory stimulation. He argues that care environments and practices have developed in a way that excludes people with dementia from the pleasurable sensory experiences most of us enjoy every day. Rather than create a new environment to compensate for this deprivation, should we not try to bring some normal experiences back?
Author/s: Colin MacDonald
Vol: 10, Issue: 1, pp33-36





Comments are closed.


Latest blog posts

A weary sense of deja vu

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

So we are to be favoured with a Green Paper sometime next summer.

Theresa May’s insistence on the importance of an...

It’s a hard, hard world

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

A recent survey has found that 63% of the general public believe the NHS provides social care and 42% think...

Sign-up and pay, or perhaps pay more

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

There are powerful arguments why carers working at night in small specialist care facilities should be paid their full hourly...