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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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CISSS opens new multisensory facility

Health care workers demonstrate the benefits of calming machine on residents By Joel Ceausu, The Suburban March 21, 2018 Laval’s Integrated Health and Social Services Center (CISSS) has officially opened a new multisensory room at the Résidence Louise-Vachon. Over the last few months, the Chomedey residence for persons with an intellectual disability or autism spectrum…
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