Life story or memory books can be a tool to enhance the care provided to older people, particularly those with dementia or a gift to celebrate retirement or an anniversary.
I can help to create a life story or memory book. The process of putting together a book is a collaboration with family members and friends. Emphasis is placed on using images and photographs to bring the life story book ‘to life’.
The template can be adapted and updated according to individual needs or preferences. A number of copies can be made and it can be stored electronically in case of loss or damage.
The experience of creating a life story book for use in cases of dementia can be extremely positive and there is evidence that the delivery of care can become more person centred as result.
Here are two examples which I have previously created for clients.