HUG by LAUGH® is a sensory product designed to bring pleasure and comfort to people living with dementia. HUG is designed to be cuddled and has a beating heart within its soft body. HUG can play music that can be easily changed to a favourite playlist.
To use HUG, place the upper arms around your shoulders and place your hands onto HUG’s back. Relax and HUG will play music to you and return the cuddle.
Using HUG’s heartbeat and music function
HUG has an electronics unit inside that mimics a heartbeat and is able to play music. To use HUG’s heartbeat and music function:
Turn on the unit by opening the zip on the side of HUG.
Locate the electronics unit in the pouch of the inner cushion.
Remove the unit and slide the switch to ‘low’ or ‘high’, depending on your preference.
Adjust the music volume using the dial.
Return the unit to the inner cushion and close the zip.