Abington Park mural unveiled for patients with dementia

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Patients Betty-Jane and Eileen were on hand to join us as we launched our new 19-metre mural

A 19-metre mural depicting scenes of Northampton's most famous park has been unveiled at Northampton General Hospital as part of a campaign to make the hospital more dementia-friendly.

The mural, depicting scenes of Abington Park, has been created in the hospital's elderly care centre.

It works as a reminiscence trigger to prompt memories in patients, with particular benefits for patients with dementia. It's accompanied by the piped sound of birdsong and the smell of freshly-cut grass.

The mural was funded by donations to the hospital's Do It For Dementia campaign and produced by Rempods.

Posted on Monday 22nd May 2017
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