Developing everyday creative activities is a good way of bringing more art into your homes. Residents and staff that are put off by the term ‘the arts’ may be more willing to take part in craft, reminiscence or cooking related activities.
Alive Activities provide dynamic person-centred creative activities for older people living in care homes, allowing participants to shape the content and direction of sessions. Alive Activities provide a variety of arts sessions and staff training workshops for care homes.
Region: Bristol & surrounding counties
The CREATE programme at Orleans Gallery has been designed to engage older adults living in care within Richmond and neighbouring boroughs. The aim of the sessions are to:
Improve quality of life for older people and their carers through delivering high quality creative engagement with the gallery’s collection.
Improve quality of life for older people and their carers in priority wards within the borough, through creative engagement with the gallery’s collection.
Area: Richmond Borough
App with special features for people living with dementia. Armchair Gallery includes instructions for doing tried-and-tested creative activities. Discover, play & create with your favourite artists. Colour a Canaletto, create your own Hepworth, take a selfie with Lowry and much, much more…
Equal Arts work to improve the lives of older people through creativity and arts activities around the country provide creative opportunities to help improve people’s wellbeing.
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.