ISPEEK for Elderly Care is a way of using pictures to help people communicate. It includes everything you need to create cards, charts; posters, schedules and prompts. For nursing homes, hospitals; home or clinic settings. These brand new images have been designed especially for adults and are easy to use. As well as over 27 ready-made templates, for easy resource making, you will find over 800 images to support everyday language. This CD-ROM is suited to the elderly but you will find it offers a comprehensive list of images for many communication disorders in adults. Including: aphasia, dementia; trauma, Alzheimer’s; brain injury and stroke .It has been
created to be adaptable for different abilities and levels of understanding; given a contemporary, colourful and appealing appearance. You add the wording to the images so that they can be made in any language and/or at any reading level. Included are some larger templates with a yellow background for visual clarity.
The image files are in both PNG (the image has a clear background) and JPEG (the image has a white background) format. The template files are in PDF and Microsoft Word format. Grouped as
FILES FOR MEN - a male character portrays the communication FILES FOR WOMEN - a female character portrays the communication. Both files have virtually the same content.
1. FILES FOR MEN
2. FILES FOR WOMEN
1. SOMETHING TO SAY
Questions and statements.
2. FEELINGS AND EXPRESSIONS
3. WANTS, NEEDS AND REMINDERS
Asking for things and expressing wishes.
4. FOOD AND DRINKS
Everyday foods and drinks.
5. HEALTH AND COMFORT
Medicines, conditions, explaining pain and well being.
6. OBJECTS AND TIMES
Things we need and use each day.
7. ACTIONS AND PLACES
Movement, activities and keeping busy.
8. CALENDAR AND SYMBOLS
A Calendar with all the symbols and words to print and use.
9. TEMPLATES FOR THE IMAGES
Twenty seven templates and charts to use with the images; some ready to print and some for importing the