Choosing the Best Touch Screen Table for Seniors With Dementia
If you’re a care home manager or work with residents living with dementia or with learning disabilities you will understand the power of interaction and play. Touch screen tables allow residents to experience three primary outcomes of play including sensation, relaxation & reminiscence as outlined in recent research on the neuropathology of dementia and on […]
After the overwhelming reaction from the free touch screen activity table raffle that was won in December, our directors decided that Inspired Inspirations must offer another!! After a long raffle to ensure as many care homes had the chance of winning as possible, the name was drawn at 1 pm on Monday 29th of March […]
CASE STUDY: Use of Touch Screen Tables at Blossom House Care Home.
Recently Blosson House care home completed the unbiased, independent structured reflection case study of an Inspired-Inspirations Touch Screen Table with outstanding results. You can read what Tania Edwards, Manager at Blossom House, had to say. Outcomes of note include: Shared discussion has increased. Maintained connection and communication with community links. Two residents were able to […]
Inspired-Inspirations Featured in Care Home Management Magazine
Care Home Management magazine is essential reading for care home managers, operators and directors. It provides the latest news, features and information and has been at the forefront of the care sector for more than twenty years. This month, they featured Inspired-Inspirations stating that the Bridgnorth based enterprise “has seen increased interest among providers for […]
For your residents who love a word game, who find a word search a little too monotonous and who like a challenge. Create words to fit in a crossword-style board, from letters placed in a circle. Fun, simple but challenging, and able to be done in groups or individually…. plus it’s free!! Give it a […]
Spot the difference….. So simple, yet so engaging for the right residents. With varying difficulty levels, so many pictures to choose from and an old classic that will keep your residents engaged individually or in small groups. Download it and try, it’s free on Google Play store x
This week we have chosen Touch Follow Free… As the name suggests it’s another free app and it’s great for anyone with sensory needs or residents whom you are testing/improving their hand-eye coordination. Give it a go and see how you get on x
This is a variety of interactive, sensory ponds and Koi pools, where you can follow the fish, make the water shimmer and have a real calming, sensory, zen experience. You can even set this as the background to your table, so it’s in motion while on the Home Screen. Give it a try… it’s free […]
Proud Suppliers of touch screen activity tables to HICA Group
The HICA Group are leading care providers in the Uk and have recently announced that each of their 17 care homes has at least one touch screen activity table provided by Inspired Inspirations. Andrew Salter, Business Support Manager at the HICA Group, said: “We have some tablets in the homes but were finding that they […]
Getting the Best Interactive Touch Screen Tables for Education Are you looking for the best interactive tables for your children or studies? Getting the right solution for your children can be a little overwhelming. Different aspects, such as the display size determine whether the tables are right for the students, especially based on age. However, […]
Incredible Impact of Interactive Activity Tables on Residents Living With Dementia.
What Is An Interactive Touchscreen Table? An interactive touchscreen table is a battery-driven touch table that will give you an interrupted interaction via a tablet. It is used just like iPads or Tablets. The only difference is that the table comes with a working area and a visual impact. It is also electronically designed to […]
Great for residents creative side, easy to control, addictive, keeps the physical activity going with constant movement and you can even screenshot the finished article and print it off! This therapeutic and relaxing app also has varying challenge levels, give it a go….. it’s free!
We don’t have a specific favourite app, however, there are so many free chess apps on the Play store. Some you can even play online vs other people. It’s a favourite game amongst so many people, so to be able to play against the computer or take it in turns against someone else in the […]
A Better Visit: A sensory app specific for dementia
Inspired Inspirations App of the week is “A Better Visit”. This is a dementia-specific app made in Australia. The engagement we have seen with mid/later stages of dementia is absolutely fantastic. Your residents can piece together photos of famous people from the past, play bowls and for the more advanced stages of dementia, your residents […]
Google Earth: Must have app for your interactive table
Google Earth… My personal favourite activity to do with a resident and it can be done with residents of all abilities. Take your residents on a virtual tour of anywhere in the world, and listen to their stories and memories come flooding out. It’s particularly good at this time, while everyone has been cooped up […]
Perfect Piano: Strike the right chord with your residents
Whether it’s for a naturally musical resident to reminisce, a resident with sensory needs or someone who’s always wanted to learn the piano, this App is actually Perfect as the name suggests. You have keys that you can zoom in or out of for those who struggle with their sight, a learning mode which shows […]
Magic Fluids: Great starter app for stimulating the brain
This is one of our favourite sensory apps for the Inspired Inspirations touch screen tables. It’s great as a starter app for any resident who needs to build up their confidence with touch screen technology. It’s great to give anyone to sooth and calm. It’s great for mid-later stages dementia residents who struggle with other […]
Jigsaw: The missing piece of your care home entertainment puzzle
Jigsaw Puzzle by Kristanix There are a number of free Jigsaw Puzzle apps out there, this is a favourite of ours, a bit of trial and error will find your favourites. We find Jigsaw Puzzles are great for residents of all abilities. From residents who’ve had a stroke or have mid-stages of dementia and need […]
‘Searching’ for the best table top games for your home.
Our personal favourite touch screen activity table app is Wordsearch by developer Wixot. It’s much more smooth and slick compared to the other word search apps, there are so many different challenges, the graphics are far clearer and the letters are easy for the elderly to read. It’s great for residents of all abilities, fantastic […]
It’s so simple, but you get so much from it… Youtube. This is fantastic to use with elderly residents of all mental and physical abilities. A shortlist of uses – Dance nights, sing-along, music therapy, reminiscence through music Sporting events current and historic, increase social interaction and keep up to date with current sporting fixtures, […]
This is particularly good in our experience with the inquisitive residents who are intrigued by the interactive activity table but lack confidence to begin with, particular on remembering memories on a google earth tour. It’s a great app to rebuild confidence on memory with simple interactive games on a huge screen that get your residents […]