If you visit dementia care communities you might notice that some of them feature shadowboxes outside the residents’ apartments. Those aren’t just nice decorations. They help personalize care.
The shadowboxes “hold items of significance to the resident’s life story,” explains an article from the Houston Chronicle. And each box has two purposes.
“It acts as a way-finding mechanism for residents to locate their apartment, and it helps to educate staff and residents …Read more ›