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Written in association with NAPA, the SCIE website has a dedicated page aimed at encouraging participation in the arts for people living in care homes.
Packed full of information about a wide range of arts activities including creative writing, visual arts, dance, using puppets, sculpture, music, pottery, digital arts, gardening and everyday creativity.
Arts organisation based in Lewisham specialising in arts for older people. Entelechy and Meet Me at The Albany are holding Age Against the Machine, Festival of Creative Ageing, 13 September – 6 October.
Entelechy are running an event as part of National Day of Arts in Care Homes: A 21st Century Tea Dance at Alexander Care. Also look out for The Home: a 48-hour immersive experience which explores the care home as a place of reinvention and possibility.
Education & Outreach at the in the Royal Albert Hall includes dementia friendly film screenings, tea dances and Royal Albert Hall Songbook – one hour concerts for care homes in London and the London Home counties.
Find out more about all available activities
Arts 4 Dementia is a UK charity, working with arts venues to:
- Provide training and develop arts programmes.
- Empower and inspire people with early-stage dementia and carers through artistic stimulation.
- Help preserve fulfilling active life together, for longer at home.
Report summarising the activity and findings of the Do, Think, Share action research project run by 64 Million Artists in collaboration with Leicester Ageing Together (LAT). The overarching aim of this report is to examine the implications of that project for understanding the roles of creativity and digital technology in later life.
A rapid mapping of training provision
This report provides a snapshot of the diverse creative ageing training provision available to artists and care staff in the UK as surveyed in July 2017. Has links to several toolkits and activity providers.