Dementia sufferers could benefit from stroking a cat, singing in a choir or baking a cake, health officials say

Dementia sufferers could benefit from stroking a cat, singing in a choir or baking a cake, health officials have said.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) issued new guidelines recommending people with the memory-robbing disorder take part in ‘enjoyable and health-enhancing activities’.

NICE, which advises the NHS, believes gardening, painting and even aromatherapy could help dementia patients ‘reminisce’, helping to ‘trigger precious memories’.

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