Life Histories & Stories
Life Stories for Reminiscence
This range of resources prompts and encourages individuals to share or record memories and facts about their life.
During our lives, everyone accrues such varied experiences, we learn different skills, learn a range of skills, hobbies and jobs. Reflecting back openly helps people to find shared interests, knowledge and opens up lines of communication, prompts conversation and often laughter. Great for building self-esteem and self worth, particularly in residential homes where a loss of independence and life roles can sometimes negatively impact on individuals.