Talitha Arts sessions are run by a combination of trained art therapists and professional creatives who all bring a range of specific skills and training to the work. Sessions give space for creative expression, community engagement and self-empowerment through gentle movement, group work and creative arts-based activities.Read More
Live Music Now work with a very diverse range of people in different settings including care homes.
Live Music Now has eight regional branches. To find a professionally trained musician to come and do a session in your care home see listings in a wide range of different genres and then contact your regional branch for their contact details.
Music in Hospitals & Care improves the health and wellbeing of children and adults through the healing power of live music.
Every year, the charity’s professional musicians share live music with people across the UK who may not otherwise get to experience it. This includes those living with dementia, who have mental health problems, or who are seriously ill.
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
Independent Arts is an Isle of Wight charity using the arts to improve wellbeing, quality of life and reduce social isolation. They offer several different arts activities for care homes including Singing For Wellbeing, creative arts and intergenerational activities. Region: South East, activity sessions run in Isle of Wight only.
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
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.
Organisation set up by Susan Garrett, a professional singer. Vocal Vitality offer activity sessions and training opportunities for care homes to make singing a regular part of activities programmes.