The dolls can become an integral part of a senior’s life, as caring for the doll becomes a major part of their day to day responsibilities. This type of therapy is also said to bring back some happy memories of early parenthood and help make seniors feel needed and useful. Having a child to care for can also ease feelings of isolation and sadness. After all, when interacting with real babies, many people find their spirits lifted and their nerves calmed.
Here, at Cedar View Care home we have a lovely nursery where our residents can relax and enjoy doll therapies