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Dementia Clock

Andbreathe

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Dec 17, 2021
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I investigated dementia clocks but ended up buying the Alzheimer's Society memory calendar as a low tech solution. It stands in a prominent place as a reminder of what the day and date are. I remind mum to flip the page over each morning in my early morning call to her. So far so good.
 

slim-jim

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Sep 6, 2020
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My late mother had one- I thought it costa lot for what it was.

Not sure if it worked for her, I dont think it did, but it certainly didnt do much for me. She used to look at it, but the fact that it said 1pm, didnt promt her to think ''Oh its lunchtime, i need some lunch''
I believe they help in the early stages of dementia but in our case I bought one too late for my wife as it is just a case of reading numbers which she cannot relate to a time, also i agree it does not prompt her to eat or go to bed etc, so it can be an expensive mistake but that applies to a number of things we all try to help our loved ones.
 

WJG

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Sep 13, 2020
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I was provided with a time/day/date clock by my OT. It’s a godsend. I generally don’t get too confused over days - but if zi have a snooze during the day, then I do. If I go away, I make sure to take it with me.
 

jennifer1967

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Mar 15, 2020
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Southampton
I was provided with a time/day/date clock by my OT. It’s a godsend. I generally don’t get too confused over days - but if zi have a snooze during the day, then I do. If I go away, I make sure to take it with me.
ot gave us one too. i use it all the time but my husband, PWD, forgets it there and asks me. i can set times for meals etc reminders if im not here but he calls it another nagging woman. glad you find it useful