Mar 22 2018 sensory mats for alzheimer patients.
What is a twidle mat.
Dementia is prevalent in my family and i wanted to see how many others could benefit from these items.
For phylis twiddle muff.
Soon i realised these twiddle mitts lap mats boards and comfort dolls are really needed.
The twiddle muff immediately helps calm the resident directing their focus and energy on one thing.
If you are a caregiver you are generally and solely responsible.
Sensory mats or fidget blankets provide a soothing and stimulating activity for people living with dementia or recovering from strokes.
One of the ladies in my church prayer shawl group likes to loom.
Loom knitted twiddle muff.
See more ideas about fidget quilt fidget blankets crochet.
See more ideas about fidget quilt fidget blankets alzheimers activities.
In my experience the muff does reduce the needs for meds these are the original twiddle muff s.
21 5 x 12 x 1 5 one only made with a colour scheme of blues and mustards with lots.
They contain strands of textured ribbons beads and various fabrics attached both inside and outside.
The size of your fidget blankets is up to you.
Mar 19 2017 sometimes when caring for an elderly relative it can be hard to know what to do for the best.
Luxury large handmade fidget mat 2 in 1 design.
Fiddlemat charitycrafts knitting crochet alzheimer.
People with dementia often have restless hands and like to have something to keep their hands occupied.
And here s a twiddle muff pattern especially for the loom knitters.
Creating a community of knitters.
This one offers a facebook group linked to on the ravelry page in case you get stuck or have questions.
It can be rolled and used as a twiddle muff opened out the mat is just the right size to have on your knee size of open lap blanket mat is approx 55cm x 30cm x 3cm.
Aug 20 2015 explore kathy willis s board twiddle mat on pinterest.
I decided i would try and find people to help make them.
Twiddle muff is a registered trademark.
46 best twiddle mats images fidget quilt fidget.
Designed especially for the person with alzheimer s.
The dimensions below make a lap mat as per the photo that can be tied at the waist or positioned on a table with velcro.