See instructions to make an Alzheimer's Activity Mat by Nancy Zieman . I used that web page to begin my project. I added handles so it ca...

See instructions to make an Alzheimer& Activity Mat by Nancy Zieman . I added handles so it ca.

A Fidget Quilt can be used by Alzheimers, Dementia or Brain Trauma Patients. It has attachments to keep restless fingers busy, touching and playing with the items. Items have to be tightly anchored as they will get a workout! Common Items and Textures help to elicit curiosity, memories or awareness in these patients.  I can remember my Grandma picking at her blanket, over and over when she was in the later stages of Alzheimer’s. I wish we had know about these then!  These Quilts are made…

A Fidget Quilt can be used by Alzheimers, Dementia or Brain Trauma Patients. It has attachments to keep restless fingers busy, touching and playing with the items. Items have to be tightly anchored as they will get a workout!

Alzheimer's Sensory Fidget Blanket - Idea For Those With Dementia, Autism & Restless Fingers

Alzheimer's Sensory Fidget Blanket - Idea For Those With Dementia, Autism & Restless Fingers

Michele Bilyeu Creates With Heart and Hands: Making Fidget Quilts for Alzheimer's Patients: Free Tutorials and Ideas

Michele Bilyeu Creates With Heart and Hands: Making Fidget Quilts for Alzheimer's Patients: Free Tutorials and Ideas

I was recently asked by a lady called Francesca, if I could make her a Fidget Quilt. I had heard of these before but not made any. After a q...

See if can find some big buttons that would slide on a ribbon? Sharky Knows: Creative Corner: Fidget Quilts

One of the best gifts you can give to someone  that has Alzheimer's is a Busy Blanket (or Fidget Blanket) . No need to make it too large, lap size will do. Just make it  colorful with lots of textures; add zippers and gadgets, etc. This will help with sensory stimulation and keep their hands busy while occupying their mind to reduce the potential of agitation

This Alzheimer's busy blanket - stimulates mind and helps with agitation and fidgety hands. Making it a perfect gift for a love one , or make and donate.

A maze as part of a fidget quilt

Marble Maze with "windows" great way to do a labyrinth for steampunk quiet book

Sensory Mats or Fidget Blankets provide a soothing and stimulating activity for people living with dementia or recovering from strokes.

How to Make Sensory Blankets for Dementia Care

How to Make Sensory Blankets for Dementia Care: Sensory Mats or Fidget Blankets provide a soothing and stimulating activity for people living with dementia or recovering from strokes.

Alzheimer's/Dementia Fidget Lap Blanket... such a sweet gift for your loved ones!

I recently made my lovely nana a Alzheimer’sDementia Fidget Lap Blanket. Unfortunately she has Alzheimer's :( its at the last stages now. Such an awful diseas

fidget quilts pattern and tutorial-great for little kids, or olders who have alzheimers, dementia, or need some help keeping busy

Fidget Quilts -

fidget quilts pattern and tutorial-great for little kids, or olders who have alzheimers, dementia, or need some help keeping busy

Sewing Wilde: Alzheimers fidget quilt. Incorporate at least 3 fabrics of different textures and 6 items to fidget with. On this one I used flannel, denim, netting and soft cottons, some with extra batting with textured quilting. My items are buttons, a zipper, snaps, marbles under the cotton netting, cording, a key chain and a belt with loops.

Sewing Wilde: Alzheimers fidget quilt. Incorporate at least 3 fabrics of different textures and 6 items to fidget with. On this one I used flannel, denim, netting and soft cottons, some with extra batting with textured quilting. My items are buttons, a zipper, snaps, marbles under the cotton netting, cording, a key chain and a belt with loops.

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