DOLL AND PET THERAPY
A lovely range of dolls and animal soft toys to use during both doll therapy and pet therapy to actively engage adults, the elderly, people living with all stages of dementia, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, or following a stroke or brain injury. Dolls and pets have been evidenced to enhance positive emotions and memories in the elderly, promoting nurturing and caring feelings which can have a calming effect for many. Promotes meaningful and purposeful occupation as they look after and care for the dolls or pets. Can be enjoyed alone, one-to-one, or in a group.
BENEFITS: To help promote a sense of well-being and independence, to open up a window of communication and connection, enhance social skills, promote tactile awareness, visual perception, hand-eye co-ordination, motor skills, reduce agitation, anxiety and apathy, trigger treasured memories, and occupy and comfort.
ALSO SEE CATEGORIES: Relaxation & Stress Relief