Knitters are helping those with dementia

Knitters are helping those with dementia
 

0 Have your say Keen knitters are putting their talent to good use to create items improving the quality of life of people with dementia.
Members of Forest Hall Knit and Natter group have made scores of ‘fiddle muffs’ – woollen designs shown to reduce agitation and anxiety among people with the condition.
And the group has donated them to the Alzheimer’s Society so they can be distributed to people in care homes and those who use the charity’s services.
The Knit and Natter group meets every Friday afternoon at Forest Hall Library.
Sophie Mitchell, a group co-ordinator for the Alzheimer’s... read more

 
13 May 2016 in Regional North East, Views: 25
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