MAKe A memory wALL
It doesn’t have to be a wall – a corkboard or photo album will do. Just create a grouping of family pictures, old and new, somewhere.
‘It’s good to be able to say, “That’s you and Dad getting married or us on holiday in Scotland,”’ says Dave Bell. ‘Those points of connection are important for reassurance, and help make people feel safe, loved and calm. Reminiscing about good times can also be a great conversation starter and help reduce agitation.’