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Living Well Through Activity in Care Homes (BAOT / COT)

Summary The British Association of Occupational Therapists (BAOT) and College of Occupational Therapists (COT) have produced a set of free online resources designed to help care home residents maintain health, their sense of purpose and involvement by continuing to engage … Continue reading

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Animals (as Pets) May Help People With Dementia

[This abstract first appeared in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT) Volume 1 Issue 5 December 2010]. Abstract A care home in Birmingham keeps animals such as pigs, chickens, goats and other “pets” to improve the quality of life for its residents. … Continue reading

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