Museum object handling improves wellbeing of people with dementia

New research has found a connection between museum object handling and art viewing and improved wellbeing for people with dementia and their carers.

The research from Canterbury Christchurch University found that engaging in these cultural activities had a greater impact on wellbeing than simply socialising.

http://dem.sagepub.com/content/early/2015/10/13/1471301215611763.abstract