iPads helping care home residents get gaming - and they’re getting pretty good too!
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Residents at a care home in Littleport are getting to grips with a pair of brand new iPads - and they’re already giving staff a run for their money.
Staff at Laburnum Lodge, in Victoria Street, have purchased two iPads to help residents with dementia keep active, with a host of apps downloaded for them to use.
So far, residents have turned their hands to games of dominoes, done some painting and even a spot of online shopping.
And staff member, Martin Vilson said that some residents were already challenging the top scores – despite only having the devices for two weeks.
He said: “We have residents here who suffer with dementia and they have really enjoyed downloaded some apps and playing games on the iPads.
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“It keeps their minds active and has been very popular. Although some struggled at first, they have been helped by staff and are getting very good.”
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