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Therapy Dolls and Animals

Most caregivers who use dolls when working with people with dementia claim that it helps relieve anxiety and brings joy to those who use them.  The simple act of holding a doll can releive stress and for those who want to, changing it's clothes and bathing dolls can be an excellent way of encouraging communication.

Doll Therapy research is ongoing and studies are being carried out in UK 

Using dolls to alter behavior in patients with dementia, Nursing Times VOL: 103, ISSUE: 5, PAGE NO: 36-37, (a British journal, which explains the funny spelling) summed it up like this:The results of the study provide support for the hypotheses that after the introduction of dolls, doll-users showed an increase in positive behaviour and a decrease in negative behaviour and incidents of aggression compared with before the dolls were introduced. These results support previous attitudinal studies, which have reported doll therapy to be an effective approach in reducing negative and challenging behaviours, and promoting more positive behaviours and mood.

Doll Therapy can also be used with people with Autism, Down Syndrome etc. It can help encourage communiction and interaction
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La Baby  Play Doll 40.6cm

La Baby Play Doll 40.6cm

A great soft and cuddly doll that can be used for Doll Therapy

NZ $120.00
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Berenguer Boutique 38cm Soft Body Twins Gift Set

Berenguer Boutique 38cm Soft Body Twins Gift Set

A great soft and cuddly doll that can be used for Doll Therapy

NZ $170.00
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Lots to Cuddle Babies 33cm Twins

Lots to Cuddle Babies 33cm Twins

Soft vinyl doll which is great for doll therapy or just to play with

NZ $150.00
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La Newborn 38cm real Girl with Blonde Hair

La Newborn 38cm real Girl with Blonde Hair

This sweet 38cm All-Vinyl Anatomically Correct "Real Girl" comes with blonde hair you can brush and style!

NZ $190.00
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Lucas in Blue Stripes

Lucas in Blue Stripes

He's an 45.7cm All Vinyl Anatomically Correct "Real Boy" Doll.

NZ $190.00
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Mon bebe Amour Doll

Mon bebe Amour Doll

Adorable 50cm dolls are the same size as a newborn

NZ $160.00
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Newborn Doll brown hair, brown eyes

Newborn Doll brown hair, brown eyes

Designed to look and feel like a real baby , this cuddle me baby doll has fair skin tone, brown hair, and brown eyes.

NZ $280.00
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Perfect Petzzz – Dog

Perfect Petzzz – Dog

Lifelike puppy actually breathes!

NZ $73.50
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