Reminiscence therapy can take many forms, but the objective remains the same – to help participants recollect events, people and places from their past through stimulating and triggering the senses; sight, touch, taste, smell & sound.
Distinguished local artist James Walsh has always been highly engaged with the art scene. Having worked closely with other artists, he has exhibited across the globe. Now residing at Parklands Lodge, Jim is continues his art and is helping his fellow Athena residents to get creative through the healthcare provider’s latest initiative, the Art Hub.
Music is a powerful tool and alternative therapy that has the ability to evoke memories, create emotional connections and access numerous parts of the brain at once. The Athena Healthcare Group supports and utilises music therapy in each of our homes to help benefit each resident, especially those living with dementia.