Friday, January 29, 2016

Doll Therapy | Balhousie Care Group

Doll Therapy | Balhousie Care Group: Doll Therapy
Comfort can sometimes be found in the most unusual places for dementia sufferers.
01/21/2016 - 15:42

{QUOTE}There is an estimated 40 million people worldwide living with dementia and, with no long term cure currently available, there is a big focus on finding ways to alleviate symptoms and help to improve the quality of day-to-day life of those suffering from the illness.

A recent video posted on social media, which shows the joyful reaction of an elderly lady who suffers from dementia when she receives a doll for Christmas, went viral at the end of 2015, amassing 3.1 million views and over 90,000 likes. Many people were surprised by the lady’s reaction and, whilst it may seem like just a small thing, the heart-warming video has highlighted the benefits of an unusual kind of therapy that we actively use at our Balhousie Care Homes called doll therapy.{ENDQUOTE}

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