The Sally Hernando Awards for Innovation in NHS Library & Knowledge Services 2018
9th Aug 2018
Distraction Therapy Collection
You can view the Distraction Therapy Collection in the Equipment Loan Service catalogue.
My Life software is specifically to be used to support:
- patients with dementia
- patients with learning disabilities and vulnerable adults
The pre-loaded system can be used to help patients, families and healthcare staff provide distraction and stimulation via the My Life software.
music, poetry, radio shows, speeches, photos, BBC TV clips.
sing-a-long, whack-a-mole, painting, quiz, jigsaw, coconut shy, armchair exercises, shooting gallery, penalty kicks.
- Helps with hand-eye co-ordination and promotes social interaction.
- Supports in stimulating conversation and distracts agitated patients.
For technical support and to become a My Life champion contact:
Kirsty Haldron, Dementia Support Worker
By email, telephone 7408 / 4549 or bleep 2110.