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Be part of our new campaign!

Would you like to join our ‘Twiddlemuffs’ campaign to help people living with dementia? Twiddlemuffs are sensory sleeves that are volunteers and supporters are making for patients so that they can keep their hands busy and are distracted from pulling at cannulas or drips.

Twiddlemuff

 

 

Would you like to join our ‘Twiddlemuffs’ campaign to help people living with dementia? Twiddlemuffs are sensory sleeves that are volunteers and supporters are making for patients so that they can keep their hands busy and are distracted from pulling at cannulas or drips.

Twiddlemuff

 

Dementia Lead Jane Youell, who has been leading the campaign says “They are really useful as a distraction aid for patients who can put their hands inside the Twiddlemuff or on top to experience different textures”.

 

Each Twiddlemuff belongs to an individual patient and can be taken home with them when they are discharged from the hospital. As a result, there is a constant need for additional materials for new patients. To date we have had an overwhelming response from staff, members of the public and local organisations such as Hobbycraft who have all donated wool, buttons and buckles.

 

If you’re handy with sewing or knitting needles or have any of the above materials you would like to donate, please email Jane at jane.youell@mkuh.nhs.uk

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