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RITA is used for both group and individual sessions. We have some residents who enjoy using it by themselves.
Throughout this case study you will read feedback from managers, across multiple sites in Sunderland. They share their experience using RITA & how it benefits each of their care homes & service users in their own unique way.
Grindon Short Break Service provides care and support for up to ten people who have a disability. RITA has been instrumental for when a new service user arrives at our site. We use RITA to assist with settling-in techniques and to help create a safe and engaging space for them. When a service user feels safe and relaxed, this same feeling then spills over to the family and makes them feel reassured.
Darnall Grange is a 60 bed nursing dementia home and sits in the heart of the Darnall, Sheffield. The introduction of RITA has been instrumental to the continued delivery of care and safe well-being of our residents.
Goldthorn Lodge is a small nursing home situated in Wolverhampton, with a capacity of twelve, housing adults of all ages including those with learning disabilities. Additionally, the nursing home supports people with mental health conditions. RITA enhances wellbeing and promotes social inclusion at Goldthorn Lodge Care Home
Since the introduction of RITA, we have noticed a positive shift in residents’ moods. RITA offers a great social benefit to the residents in the home and provides them with the tools to participate in group activities.
Seven Hills utilise RITA to implement positive shifts in behaviour, to learn more about residents and deliver the best care possible
“RITA is absolutely amazing! I wish I had 5! We have one gentleman who usually stays in his room but has sat at the end of the corridor and is on film number 4. Honestly, I’m so grateful for it, it will definitely be one of the best things for people in care homes. The selection is amazing and it has activity ideas that also prompt staff”
When supplied with RITA, Meadowcroft fully embraced the technology. This case study documents some great examples of how RITA has helped to increase social engagement and enhance resident wellbeing. Reduced safeguarding incidents and reduced falls are just a couple of examples of the outcomes being achieved at Meadowcroft.