The Power of Doll Therapy in Dementia Care

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Interview with FIND Memory Care on Doll Therapy in Dementia Care

Period24 Nov 2016

Media coverage


Media coverage

  • TitleThe Power of Doll Therapy in Dementia Care
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletFind Memory Care
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    DescriptionThe popularity and acceptance of empathy doll therapy has grown tremendously within recent years, as the practice and it’s benefits have become more clearly understood. Find Memory Care have designed a therapy doll which remains within the guidelines and suggestions of current research. The weight, balance, size and features are expertly designed to encourage users to engage with the doll.
    Research Coordinator and Nurse Specialist at Four Seasons Health Care, Gary Mitchell, provides Find Memory Care with his insight on doll therapy, as he explains the profound impact it can have within care homes. Gary noticed that there was limited literature available on doll therapy, so he decided to write a book which considers all the elements of the practice. His book, entitled Doll Therapy in Dementia Care, provides recommendations for utilisation of doll therapy for people with dementia.
    Producer/AuthorFind Memory Care
    PersonsGary Mitchell


  • Dementia
  • Doll Therapy
  • Non-Pharmacological Interventions