Little boxes of memories

PHOTOS, knick-knacks, sporting memorabilia, post cards – they all trigger memories, but are particularly important for older people and even more important for those living with dementia.
Memory boxes have been installed at East Grampians Health Service’s aged care facility Garden View Court, with the Ararat Woodies generously donating their time and materials to construct the boxes for each of the 24 residents.
The memory boxes are like the old fashioned ‘shadow boxes’ and sit adjacent to the door of each resident’s room.

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