Numerous studies have shown that puppets can be extremely affective at treatment and prevention of dementia. This is due to their innate quality to get people talking. They're tactile, cheeky and playful. All of these are attributes suited to keeping people's minds fit and healthy. Phelt looks to take these qualities and marry them to the idea of creation. Giving the people who need it the most the tools to turn themselves into story telling wizards.

Phelt is a service in which the user orders a kit online which consists of the materials to construct their own unique felt puppet. When a kit is ordered another one is also sent to a demetia patient which has been signed up to the service by a family member or carer. Once the puppets have been made they are sent back in a return envelope included with the pack and are exchanged. Giving both the child and the elderly person a one of a kind keepsake from the experience.

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