Doll therapy brings comfort and joy to clients at Safe Haven

Doll therapy brings comfort and joy to clients at Safe Haven

Doll therapy has earned the reputation of being one of the more controversial therapies used in the dementia care field today, but at Safe Haven we like to keep an open mind and give our clients the option to choose for themselves. In our experience, doll therapy...
Knitting keeps the mind active at Safe Haven

Knitting keeps the mind active at Safe Haven

With needles at the ready and armed with balls of wool, many of the female clients of Safe Haven are reconnecting with the ever popular classic pastime of knitting. Knitting is no longer being solely left to our grandmas, with the hobby becoming ever more popular...
Howzat for sporting activities at Safe Haven?

Howzat for sporting activities at Safe Haven?

As more and more clients join Safe Haven, they each bring with them a selection of past and present interests and hobbies, often including a variety of sporting activities. This gives us the perfect opportunity to add to our sporting equipment, and clients now...
Dementia-based board game wins over clients at Safe Haven

Dementia-based board game wins over clients at Safe Haven

Clients and staff alike tried their hand at a dementia-based board game for the very first time last week with some very positive results. Friend of Safe Haven, Frances Alcock, came along to the centre on the afternoon of Wednesday, July 8, 2015, and gave a...
Clients in tune with music therapy at Safe Haven

Clients in tune with music therapy at Safe Haven

Clients and staff at Safe Haven gave a very warm welcome to music therapy specialists, Music for Health, on Wednesday afternoon, who performed their musical therapy for people with dementia. Some of our staff have had the pleasure of working with David Newlands...