Dementia

June 19, 2019

Art can be a powerful medicine against dementia

Nicci Gerrard

Really interesting article by Nicci Gerrard about the beneficial role of the arts in helping people with dementia. The author is a novelist and author and co-founder of John’s Campaign

May 22, 2019

Social Care Institute for Excellence

SCIE, NAPA

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.