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Activities for Dementia

Since 2010 Active Minds has been researching, designing and developing activity products to assist people with dementia in leading active, engaging and fullling lives - enjoying activities that are meaningful to them.

Meaningful activity, mindfully designed

Active Minds was set-up as a social business with a mission to create positive, well-made, human-centred and evidence-based activity products and games with an ambition to offer more people a better quality of life.

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Award Winning Activity Kits for Dementia

Our award winning Complete Kit contains a wide range of evidence-based and tested resources specifically designed to engage people with dementia. Supporting all members of the team to deliver spontaneous activity sessions and evidence person centered care.

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Design by Experience

Active Minds is a company built on years of research and personal experience. A close working relationship with Barchester Healthcare and Kingston University has allowed Active Minds to bring together knowledge, experience and research to create some unique activity products and games designed for people with dementia.

Social Impact Report

Active Minds continually measures its social impact to establish the benefits our activity products are having on the lives of those living with dementia. We use this data to continue making improvements to our products and development process.

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of carers felt products helped to reduce boredom and frustration.


of carers felt product helped to evidence person centered care.


of families felt the products helped to reduce the stress of caring for someone with dementia.


people have seen an improvement in their quality of life so far.

Some of our clients

See how our activity resources have helped some of our clients

Latest from the blog

Read our latest news and updates around the topic of dementia

How can Sport help those living with Dementia?

Sport can have a positive impact on people living with dementia and staying active, involved and engaged can help to improve overall quality of life. Keeping active has long-term health benefits, as well as a range of other advantages and physical activity can be an important part of helping to manage dementia.

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Care Home Open Day – June 17th

The Care Home Open Day is all about breaking down boundaries, opening doors and showcasing the amazing, vital work that care homes carry out across the country. Thousands of care homes take part every year and residents, staff and the community see positive results for their long-term future

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5 Thoughtful Father's Day Gifts for Dads with Dementia

It is almost Father’s Day again, but if your Dad is living with dementia then it can be a difficult time of the year. Family traditions may have changed, life becomes even more different every year and it is easy to feel like skipping Father’s Day celebrations. What you do on this day can completely depend on the stage of dementia that your Dad is at, but there are plenty of things that you can do to show him you care about him. Being there on the day and giving your Dad love and affection is a great gift in itself, but by concentrating on the interests your Dad has and the things he can do, you can bring him a day of happiness. At Active Minds, we have put together 5 thoughtful gifts that you can buy your Dad on Father’s Day.

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