Talking Mats and Dementia

Posted on November 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Researchers from the University of Stirling have devised a new way for people with dementia to make their views known. People with dementia often experience communication difficulties and family, friends and staff in different settings may need to find ways to communicate with them more effectively.

Talking Mats is a low-tech, easily accessible, inexpensive tool that uses picture symbols to help people with a communication difficulty to express themselves more successfully.

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