Anyone who is keen on Reminiscence Arts facilitation with persons with dementia can now learn the basics for free!
Did you know that facilitating reminiscence arts can be beneficial for both persons living with dementia and their caregivers?
Not to be confused by a regular art and craft session, reminiscence arts is the practice and exploration of lived experience, and is an extension of reminiscence therapy.
Through reminiscence arts, it offers an opportunity for persons living with dementia to create their own artwork, and it can ignite a sense of accomplishment when it is completed. As persons living with dementia are encouraged to share stories and meaning behind their artwork, it also allows the caregiver to have a glimpse into their thoughts and memories. In the long run, it inevitably strengthens the rapport and relationship between them.
Best part yet, such reminiscence arts sessions can be done in the comfort of your own home!
The Dementia Singapore Academy now offers complimentary e-learning modules on reminiscence arts of dementia, and all you need to do is to fill up a form here.
Visit DementiaHub.SG for more resources and information on reminiscence arts here.