Balloon Tennis Research Paper

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Balloon tennis is the activity I chose to do with the residents at the memory care unit. Balloon tennis is taking small plates and hitting balloons to each other. The materials need for this activity is small plates, tape, crafts sticks, and balloons. Tape the craft sticks to the back of the small plates to use as the tennis rackets to hit the balloons. The set-up for this activity can be in a small circle or sitting across the table from each other. This can be graded down if they are having a hard time using the plates to hit the balloon they can just use their hands. Alzheimer’s can have a major impact on patient cognitive functions, so a patient at a level two or higher on the Allen Cognitive Scale would be able to participate in this
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