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Easter Activities

Posted: 20 Mar 2017   |   Blogs

Whether you are a person of faith or not, Easter is a great time of thinking about new life, hopes…

10 ways to have a Zesty little Christmas

Posted: 19 Dec 2016   |   Blogs

We first published this blog post of Christmas Dementia Activities in 2015, but we’ve re-published it on our shiny new…

Better than Bingo

Posted: 24 Nov 2016   |   Blogs

In our last blog post ‘Beyond Bingo‘ we set out Bright Shadow’s position on bingo as a dementia activity and in…

Why there is more to life than reminiscence

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‘But isn’t the past and their memories all they have left?’ This is what someone I recently met at a…

5 tips for one to one activities

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Bright Shadow are big advocates of bringing people together to enjoy group activities. There is something about coming together with…

5 tips for making creative activities a team effort

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Earlier this year, we posted the 5 most common challenges that carers have told us they come across when delivering activities for…

5 tips for running group activities

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‘Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together’. For anyone, taking part in group…