How does sensory equipment benefit dementia sufferers?

In a recent study 74% of people suffering with dementia improved in motor performance, their ability to undertake everyday tasks, 63% improved in cognitive tasks, their ability to remember, problem solve and judge what to do in everyday activities.

Traditionally multi sensory environments have been seen as beneficial to younger children or those with physical or learning disabilities. Research has proved otherwise! Everyone needs sensory stimulation in order to comprehend the world around them. Multi sensory equipment can be as beneficial to the elderly as it is to the young - using the right sensory equipment in the right environment enables any age group to benefit from sensory therapy.

Direct benefits for people with dementia after sensory room sessions: