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Therapy that aims to improve cognitive functioning and behaviour in elderly people with dementia by using repetition and a range of resources to help the memory. It involves regularly reminding the person of such information as the time, date, where he or she is, and planned events for that day. The information is given verbally by a carer or written on boards placed in prominent positions in the person’s home.

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