20 Jan 2016

Unlocking memories in people with dementia

From Nine To Noon, 9:35 am on 20 January 2016

A new programme is helping unlock memories in people with dementia and give them more social connection. There are currently just over 53,500 people with dementia in New Zealand. Annabel Grant from Massey University's Speech and Language Therapy programme, has been training students to use ideas developed in the US such as TimeSlips, Memory Books and creative storytelling to reach people suffering memory loss.