Picture News Care

Picture News Care

Making our resources accessible to residents living with dementia

NAPA, the National Activity Providers Association, is a charity that provide support, activity resources and training to staff working in the care sector. They have developed a colour-coding system for their activities to help staff to try to match what they provide to residents’ cognitive abilities, interests and levels of participation. Picture News Care are recognized as one of NAPA’s accredited activity resource suppliers.

Using positive news to help care home residents reignite their past and bring purpose to their ‘here and now’

When Pauline Davies, care home resident from Barchester’s Tandridge Heights read an article in our Picture News Care newspaper about UK National Service after World War II, it reignited her sense of purpose. Her late husband, John did his National Service at the same time as one of the recruits mentioned in the article and she wrote to us with questions about him. Carer, Kelly told us, “it inspired Pauline to …

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