DIY Fidget Apron

September 13, 2010

Fidget aprons are great for dementia or Alzheimer's patients, or even people who have had strokes who like to "fidget". They provide a simple, mobile activity for the busy hands of people with decreased cognitive skills. They give patients the joy of doing something with their hands.

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Each one is unique based on the gadgets used. Items can be placed in a pocket, such as a scarf, for folding. You can also add zippers, buttons, ribbons/shoelaces, old bead necklaces, or other items you wish to recycle. These would be great to make for hospitals or nursing homes.

Source: My grandmother had a stroke and was in a wheelchair. She was always fidgeting with something.

By Rachel's Mom from Wilkesboro, NC

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September 13, 2010

I am looking for pattern for a fidget apron.

By mary from Hampton, VA

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