A collection of 86 practical activities for residents who are very impaired because of dementia or other severe disabilities. Just as with Activities for the Elderly, Volume 1, this book provides the therapist with instructions and helpful hints, as well as the therapeutic benefits for each activity. There are enough activities in this book to fill most of the activity needs of your residents who are lower functioning.
Chapters: Introduction, Activity Categories and Benefits, Involving Others, How to Use This Book, Family Roles, Occupations and Hobbies, Sports, Spiritual Pursuit, Places Lived and Visited, Artistic Interests, Dreams and Laughter, Cognitive Challenges, Physical Activities, and Sensory Stimulation.
The companion book, Activities for the Elderly, Volume 1, offers activities for individuals with higher functioning.