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Maria’s Journal

Maria's Journal

Multiple strands to an activity

Our nursing home writer’s group wrote a poem entitled “I am…
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Maslow’s hierarchy of needs for caregivers

There is more to life than looking after your own or…
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Flexibility in planning and implementing activity sessions

One of the main things I have learned as a nursing…
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Dealing with someone who acts out in a group situation

  Something that often happens is that one person in the…
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Settling into a nursing home

Coming into a nursing home or other residential care can be…
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The importance of social contact

Some residents with dementia can go through a stage where they…
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Reading aloud for those with fading eyesight

One of our residents was an avid reader all her life.…
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