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.