Jun 16

Anchorlily is making sense of the world. and has recently featured in teh Irish Times:

http://www.irishtimes.com/business/new-innovator-anchorlily-1.2675742

“Life history on your lap,” is a bespoke memory blanket designed to improve the wellbeing of those living with dementia. It is the launch product of health start-up Anchorlily, and the result of company founder Catherine Daly’s 20 years’ experience working with the condition.

Daly is an occupational therapist who has spent her career in dementia care across a range of settings. She was care practice coordinator with the Alzheimer Society of Ireland for five years and prior to starting Anchorlily was occupational therapy manager at Bloomfield Health Services in Dublin. Daly has an MSc in occupational therapy and both her undergraduate and post-graduate research was focused on dementia.

Catherine Daly also featured in The Journal.ie back in April 2016

http://www.thejournal.ie/alzheimers-blanket-2685809-Apr2016/

Dublin woman’s ‘Life History’ quilts bring comfort to dementia sufferers
The ‘Anchorlily’ products bring together photos and familiar items – ensuring family memories are always within reach.

WE’RE ALL AWARE how family photos can help trigger memories from years ago; during stressful periods in our life, they can be of tremendous comfort.

For people living with dementia, it can help enormously to have reminders of treasured family memories within constant reach.



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