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First Taste has the following resources available for sale. They are suitable for using in care / nursing homes or day care centres and to support care staff training. All have been produced by First Taste with the support of various grants and donations which has enabled the Charity to offer them at a reasonable cost.

An order form is available by clicking on at the notice at the foot of this page. Cheques, made payable to First Taste, must accompany all orders. All prices include postage and packing.

Where’er You Walk

A film of sights & sounds to stimulate and soothe which as been specifically produced for use by care staff working with older people with dementia but can also be used to support care staff training in reminiscence.
The film is divided into 4 sessions each approximately 15 minutes long which cover the 4 seasons of spring, summer, autumn & winter. It has a wide range of domestic, wildlife, workplace and leisure sequences and features familiar music and well known

poems and prose. Simon Groom, ex Blue Peter Presenter, generously offered his services to recite some of the poems.

The film is dedicated to the memory of the late Margaret Cole, former First Taste Trustee, who was an avid supporter of enhancing the quality of life for frail older people in care settings and an enthusiastic advocate of greater care staff training.

Price: £10 per copy (including P & P)

DVD “Food For Thought”

Four short films with a wide range of carefully selected visual images and sounds reflecting older people’s past experiences of food incuding well known poems and music. The films have been specifically produced for use by care staff working with older people with dementia but can also be used to support care staff training in reminiscence.
The film is divided into 4 sessions each approximately 15 minutes long which cover: Where Food Comes From; How We Get Food; Preparing & Cooking Food ; Enjoying Food.

The film is dedicated to all those who work in care and nursing homes or day care centres endeavouring to enhance the quality of life for frail older people in those care settings Price: £10 per copy (including P & P)

CD “Music to Move”
A CD with familiar music played by First Taste music tutors with a voice over by a qualified physiotherapist leading simple chair based exercises.

Price: £8 per copy (including P & P)

CD “More Music to Move”
Is the second in First Taste series of CDs of simple chairbased exercises with familiar music played by First Taste music tutors with a voice over by a qualified physiotherapist leading simple chair based exercises.

Price: £8 per copy (including P & P)

CD “Even More Music to Move”
Is the third in First Taste’s series of CDs of chair based exercises. This CD has been specifically produced for use by care staff working with older people with dementia (it is also suitable for use with non-dementia clients) and features well known songs and tunes performed by First Taste’s music tutors with the voice over by physiotherapist, Angela Hill, leading the simple chair based exercises.

Price: £8 per copy (including P & P)

CD “Yet More Music to Move”
Is the latest in First Taste series of CDs of simple chairbased exercises with familiar music played by First Taste music tutors with a voice over by a qualified physiotherapist leading simple chair based exercises.

The exercises have been carefully devised by Physiotherapist, Angela Hill who gives the voice-over exercises to background music from well known musicals.  First Taste’s Inter-active Music Tutor, Tom Pilkington has overseen the CD’s production collaborating with his brother, Stephen Pilkington, who plays the music on his Steinway grand piano. It is hoped that the familiar tunes, that have been very carefully chosen by Tom & Stephen, will also provoke memories & stimulate conversation.

Price: £8 per copy (including P & P)

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