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We have a main sitting area where visually impaired residents like to sit. No food is allowed in this area. I need ideas for activities or things they can do with little to no supervision. Thank you for any suggestions that you may have.

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We have a main sitting area where visually impaired residents like to sit. No food is allowed in this area. I need ideas for activities or things they can do with little to no supervision. Thank you for any suggestions that you may have.

 

Residents always love to hear music. You can play the music by themes. One day do a spa session with soft therapy music. Then the next day you can do 60's. Music can really set an environment!!

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We also have this at our facility. I was thinking of bringing out the cart and doing soft hand massage and also weaving projects may be good to give them something to do with their hands. We have residents who will pick little pieces of paper and things up off the floor and I thought this would be good to keep their hands busy. Putting some magazines and books in that area also may be good. Also maybe word searches or folding some wash clothes.

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We have a main sitting area where visually impaired residents like to sit. No food is allowed in this area. I need ideas for activities or things they can do with little to no supervision. Thank you for any suggestions that you may have.

My name is Samantha Cathcart and I had a lady like that. Named that tune was one of her favorites. Have big enlarged bingo cards available for the vision impared people. Have alot of aromatherapy/name the smells game and have a bag with alot of things in it that only you know is in there and make it a contest. They close their eyes while they stick their hand in the bag to feel around to guess what's in there. Whoever names the most things in the bag, they win. Take walks around the building for them to see the big stuff that they used to see before they loss their sight. Have a taping of famous people that say their famous sayings and ask them do they know who it is and give them a few clues. When I play the giant crossword, make sure you tell them what the word starts with and how many letters it has so they can get a good guess.

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