Sacred Heart gets ‘Snoezelen’ room

By Jim Thompson, May 29, 2018 MIRAMAR BEACH — Tucked away in a corner of the second floor of the Medical Office Building at Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast is what looks, at first glance, like the best playroom ever. Among its features are a ball pit, stuffed animals, thick pads on…
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Grande Prairie centre gets futuristic ‘Snoezelen’ room

By Kevin Hampson, Daily Herald-Tribune May 6, 2018 A Grande Prairie community support centre has acquired a futuristic “sensory stimulation room,” designed as a therapy for people with conditions such as autism, dementia and brain injury. Mountain Plains Community Services Society of the North recently opened a Snoezelen room, developed in the 1970s in the…
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Getting the full Snoezelen experience: Heritage Place opens relaxation room

A local nursing home is giving its residents a little “me time.” By Erin Thompson, Peninsula Clarion March 27, 2018 Central Peninsula Hospital’s Heritage Place recently launched a Snoezelen room, which allows residents to relax in a communal setting surrounded by calming sights and sounds. Based on a concept developed by Dutch therapists, the room…
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