Search services and support Health situation of cared-for Brain conditions Dementia Active Minds UK Active Minds create positive, mindfully designed, person-centred activity products and games to help people with dementia lead active lives. Staying busy not only helps fight off feelings of isolation and boredom but can also have a range of other benefits from sensory to cognitive engagement. From doing puzzles to listening to music, there are a range of enjoyable activities ideal for someone living with dementia to take part in to keep busy and engaged. Main website: https://www.active-minds.org/uk/ See recent article here Active Minds have some good ideas you can read in their Blog here: Important activities: https://www.active-minds.org/news/what-activities-are-important-for-people-living-with-dementia/ Ideas for keeping busy: https://www.active-minds.org/news/how-do-you-help-people-living-with-dementia-keep-busy/ The Active Minds website lists very useful links and resources. Listen Talk Connect A thorough guide from Care UK on communicating with people living with dementia. Activities Guide A brilliant activities guide from Care UK - Top 100 Hints and Tips for Activity Based Care Alive! Alive! is a charity dedicated to improving the quality of life for older people in care by enabling their participation in meaningful activity. NAPA NAPA is a registered charity and membership organisation for all those interested in increasing activity opportunities for older people in care settings. Carers Trust Carers Trust works to improve support, services and recognition for anyone caring for a family member or friend. Living Words Living Words is an arts and literature programme that uses the spoken and written word to help people feel present in their lives, regardless of circumstance. Dementia Adventure Dementia Adventure is a multi-award winning social enterprise providing training, research, consultancy services and adventures - all with nature in mind. Oomph! Wellness Oomph! is dedicated to transforming the day-to-day health and quality of life of older people through group-based exercise classes such as chair cheerleading and aerobics. ReVitalyz ReVitalyz training motivates and inspires people to deliver a range of Seated Physical Activities (SPA) to those they care for. Alzheimer's Society The Alzheimer's Society works to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Dementia Dogs The Dementia Dog Project builds services for people with dementia that brings dogs back into their lives or supports them to continue their relationship with dogs. Care Charts UK Enabling dignified, person-centred care, Care Charts UK's range of Remember-I'm-Me Care Charts have been designed to assist in the care of those unable to reliably communicate their own needs. Whose Shoes? A blog by Gill Phillips, Creator of Whose Shoes? - A co-production tool helping people work together to improve lives. The Age Page A blog about older people and their place in British society by Sarah Reed, CQC Age UK Expert by Experience and founder of REAL Communication Works. This list was copied from: https://www.active-minds.org/uk/useful-links/ . You may want to check the link for the most recent content.