A- A A+
Home > Patients and Visitors > Health Library


Dementia: Sensory Stimulation for Persons with Dementia

Download PDF, 1.79MB, PDF

Sensory stimulation refers to using different techniques to stimulate the 5 senses, namely sight, hearing, taste, smell and touch.

Providing persons with dementia the means to express themselves when they can no longer do so with words.

Sensory stimulation can:

  1. Increase alertness and/or
  2. Calm the person down and help him/her to relax.

Sensory stimulation aims to increase alertness, reduce agitation, and enhance quality of life.

[Please download the PDF file if you are unable to view the image below.]

Last Updated on