Dementia/Alzheimers

 

Bow stand for one handed archery project

North Lincolnshire council run activity sessions at various “wellbeing hubs” around the county. One of the activities is archery and although they had a bow stand made by Remap some years ago for wheelchair use they asked for another one suitable for use both in a chair and standing.

Radio push-button controls

The client’s advancing dementia made it difficult to operate the baffling array of buttons on his new DAB radio.

Stairgates

Rails at top of stairs … … and with board in place Bottom of stairs A mother of three autistic children requires robust gates at the top and bottom of her stairs to prevent falls. Standard stairgates for toddlers are not high or strong enough. A pair of rails have been fitted at both the […]

Jigsaw for dementia patients

  These special jigsaws help improve the care of Dementia patients.  Shop-bought jigsaws are not suitable for hospital use. The specially crafted jigsaws are made from a wipe clean material which complies with the hospital’s infection control measures and will not break, snap or bend. They have been made in six sizes, varying in difficulty […]

Adult stair gate

The client is sometimes confused due to medication being taken and needed a stairgate or barrier which could be hinged out of the way when not in use. A hinged barrier was made from wood which could be raised and held with a “detent” pin.

Adult stairgate

  Client is unsteady on his feet and  is concerned he could fall down the stairs at his home while moving along the landing during the night to visit the bathroom.  Because of the limited space, the gate had to be completely removed during the day. A gate was made from a metal child’s stairgate, […]

Stair Gate to Prevent Falls

The client needed a stair gate to prevent them falling down the stairs when they moved about upstairs at night.  With the gate in place the client could move around upstairs without fear of stumbling down the stairs. The gate was constructed from Easyfix aluminium sections and joining pieces.  Piano hinge was used for the […]

Hat stand for encouraging social activity at a day centre for the elderly

Staff at a local Day Centre for the elderly use a collection of hats to encourage and stimulate members with dementia to reminisce and discuss when and where the hats were worn. The staff asked for a hat stand that could be “flat-packed” for assembly at one of their craft sessions. A hat stand was […]