Doll for Dementia Patients

Reserve in Catalog

What is it? A life-size (20″) baby doll with a soft flexible body. Accessories include a hat and a pacifier.

Who is it for?  Patients with various forms of dementia and Alzheimer’s and their caregivers. Doll therapy can be an excellent way to keep busy and embrace the patient’s need to nurture.  The doll may even aid memory care and help patients reminisce about an earlier, happier time in their life. As various forms of dementia and Alzheimer’s progress, some patients may find dolls comforting and soothing. You can learn more about doll therapy here.

The Fine Print

The Doll for Dementia Patients can be borrowed for 1 week. Two renewals are permitted, provided there are no reserves waiting. Only Bedford residents are permitted to make requests on this item.