These are waist length aprons with pockets, items and fabrics attached that provide visual and tactile stimulation for those living with the later stages of dementia. There are instructions for Diffle Pinnies and a more male orientated Twiddle Apron.
When a person has dementia, they may become bewildered about their environmnet and sometimes become agitated. These quilts offer a focus, enabling the individual and their friends and carers to explore the quilt together. This aim is to maintain finger skills with buttons, zips, ribbons and Velcro.