• Flipper Big Button Remote

    Flipper Big Button Remote

    Can be used to control both the TV and satellite box. It has large clearly labelled buttons. The On/Off button controls both devices. It is ideal for those who are visually challenged or those who may have difficulty managing multiple remote controls. Can be programmed to remember up to 30 favourite channels. Once programmed, the remote can be slid closed to hide the programming buttons and prevent accidental reprogramming of the TV.

    Where to buy:

    Mark Gallagher
    Assistech
    Tel:  0872577815
    Email: marksgalls@gmail.com

  • Enabling Dementia Friendly Environments

    Enabling Dementia Friendly Environments

    Books to guide on the design of outdoor spaces to help people with dementia engage with nature.

    Where to buy:

    www.dementia.stir.ac.uk

    www.amazon.co.uk/Designing-Outdoor-Spaces-People-Dementia/

  • Tablets

    Tablets

    There are a huge variety of apps for both the person with dementia and their carer
    App’s can be hobby related, e.g. cards, gardening, art, music, sport, etc.
    App’s could be support orientated, e.g. information on dementia, support for carer’s, etc.

  • Memory Box

    Memory Box

    A box dedicated to collecting objects, memorabilia, or photo’s that are connected to someone’s past.
    The idea is that the box draws on earlier memories, which tend to be those that people with dementia retain best.
    Helps those with dementia recall their past which in turn might stimulate more recent memories and their cognitive abilities.

    Where to buy:
    www.alzproducts.co.uk

    www.findsignage.co.uk

  • Talking Photo Albums

    Talking Photo Albums

    Voice Recordable Photo Album with 20 pages. Useful for reminiscence or life story work
    Add photo’s and record a message with each 6 minutes of speech or music, 18 seconds per page.
    Batteries required
    Where to buy:
    www.talkingproducts.com
    Tel: 0044 179 427 8327

  • Books and DVDs

    Books and DVDs

    A collection of books and DVDs to encourage reminiscence and provide an enjoyable shared activity.
    Where to buy:
    http://picturestoshare.co.uk/

  • Easy Universal Remote Control

    Easy Universal Remote Control

    Universal remote control that works on all major brands of TV, DVD, Stereo, Digital set top boxes and Sky.
    This remote is easy to set up.
    Large buttons
    For use for people with memory difficulties, poor coordination or partially sighted.
    Where to buy:
    www.rnib.org.uk
    Tel: 0044 173 337 5400

    Alternatives from:
    www.homecaretechnologies.ie
    www.alzproducts.co.uk

  • One Button Radio

    One Button Radio

    For use for people with memory difficulties, poor coordination or partially sighted.
    Set to preferred station, volume and tone before fastening the secure cover.
    The radio is then operated by the yellow button.

    Where to buy:
    www.designability.org.uk
    Tel: 0044 1225 824 103

    Alternatives from:
    Amazon
    www.alzproducts.co.uk