Cognitive Stimulation Therapy
“What an absolute treasure of materials, ideas etc. Thank you!"
🤩 Malene Søbygaard
Simon's Dementia Cognitive Stimulation Therapy Activities Blog provides a free and open access library of themed resources to support CST approaches for people with cognitive impairment and mild to moderate dementia.
Over 160 activities pages are available (see contents page), providing individuals & care partners and activities planners & group facilitators with a library of off the shelf materials to use in CST practice.
Some key principles:
- Supports Fun & Friendship
- Age Appropriate
- Reminiscence Based Materials
- Focus On Music & Visual Media
- Themed Activities Pages To Aid Orientation
- Share Best Practice
- Free & Open Access
The overall aim of Simon's CST Activities Blog is to enhance quality of life through extending CST approaches, via an on-line resource library that anyone can use (preferably after some training) to provide individuals and groups with enjoyable and uplifting activities, either via individual CST work, face to face groups or virtual sessions.
All of the materials provided here have been used in practice within a young onset service and refined after feedback over several years. Thus our creative effort is being shared with interested others to support and facilitate the wider implementation of CST approaches.