Cloth, clothing and dementia

Through research and in reading an article Clothing and Dementia’ by Julia Twigg I became more aware of the significance of cloth and clothing for those with dementia

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‘In the context of dementia they can offer an immediate visual field, a source of tactile pleasure and engagement. They also contain prompts and reminders that endorse certain modes of behaviour, supporting wider social functioning.’

You can find a presentation by Julia Twigg  by clicking HERE