Having an illness such as dementia shouldn’t prohibit you from leading a full and happy life.
This was certainly the case for residents from Westview Lodge Care Home in Hartlepool who went to a dementia friendly screening of ‘Singing in the Rain’ at Cineworld in Middlesbrough.
Victoria Simpson, Home Manager, said: “The residents really enjoyed themselves and were transported back to their youths with the film. It was lovely seeing them enjoy themselves, doing something that many of us take for granted.”
Dementia friendly screenings differ from other screening as there are scheduled breaks, the noise levels are reduced and the lighting conditions changed.
Victoria Simpson, added: “The residents are looking forward to seeing what other dementia friendly screening are available.”
Are you looking for a care home in Hartlepool? Westview Lodge offer support for all types of care including residential care, dementia care, respite care, end of life care/palliative care, intermediate care and specialist care.
Date published: 15 September 2017