The use of life histories — pictorial, written or spoken — to improve psychological well-being.
Reminiscence therapy is one of the most popular psychosocial interventions in dementia care. It has been shown that life story work paired with reminiscence therapy can have a significant impact on wellbeing and happiness.
This type of therapy is an effective treatment for care recipients with:
Our sessions are simple, fun and importantly do not add to a carer's workload. A carer would begin a session with viewing and discussion of content within a service user’s archive.
Crucially, reports from these sessions can be provided to regulatory bodies, evidencing the quality of the care provided.