Sensory rooms for seniors – neurodegenerative diseases

Neurodegenerative disorders cause the breakdown of brain cells, changing how a person moves, thinks, feels or behaves.  Conditions like motor neurone disease, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and Huntington’s disease become more common with age, are progressive (meaning they worsen as time goes on) and are not easy to treat.  That’s why many residential aged care […]

Benefits of a sensory room for autism

At Creative Sensory Spaces, we have chosen at this point in time to use person-first language in all of our communication. We know person-first language continues to be an important part of many people’s identity and we support and acknowledge this choice. We also acknowledge people’s personal preferences and individual right to choose how their […]

Relieve sensory overload in a sensory room

You’re at a children’s birthday party at a brash indoor play centre. There are bright lights, vivid colours, loud music and the non-stop, gleeful shrieks for a roomful of overexcited children. Two hours later, when the party finally finishes, all you want to do is lie down in a dark room for a while. That’ll […]

What is a sensory space?

If you work in healthcare, education or a forward-thinking workplace, you may have heard of a sensory space. What is it though? And why do we need a whole room devoted to our senses? We’ll take a look at the importance of sensory processing and then explore sensory rooms and their benefits. Sensory processing Your […]