‘Connie’s Fidgets’ supports patients with mental deterioration and Alzheimer’s

Craftspeople at the Bungalow in Cherry Orchard are assisting to sustain individuals experiencing mental deterioration as well as Alzheimer’s by sewing aprons as well as coverings, creates Kim O’Leary.

The Bungalow in Cherry Orchard was closed for a number of months as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, now its members are difficult at the workplace utilising their embroidery, knitting and crochet skills once again, creating restorative fidget coverings, aprons, walker bags as well as muffs.

The items they develop supply sensory simulation and a soothing impact for dementia/Alzheimer individuals.

The task ‘Connie’s

Fidgets’was created by Connie Murphy as well as includes up to 24 people at the Cherry Orchard Household Source Centre (BFRC), well-known locally as the Cottage. The group contributed their initial set of 34 items to Cherry Orchard Hospital on July 6 and also wish to continue to support regional people with dementia and also Alzheimer’s in the future.

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