The Photobook Project: Empowerment through creativity

Robinson-Carter E (2024) The Photobook Project: Empowerment through creativity. Journal of Dementia Care 32(1) 23-25. Ellie Robinson-Carter describes the Photobook Project: how creativity and the arts empower people living with dementia in global majority communities living in the UK Author Details Ellie Robinson-Carter is Founding Artistic Director of The Photobook Project ©www.the-photobook-project.com The Photobook Project...

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A manager’s guide to arts in care homes

Teader A (2024) A manager’s guide to arts in care homes. Journal of Dementia Care 32(1) 13. Alison Teader describes a new resource from NAPA, created to inform and inspire managers and activity and care teams. “Art is not limited to paint and a brush; it involves anything creative that expresses your imagination. Our art...

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Evaluating a reminiscence project (RYCT) in a residential care home

Woods S (2023) Evaluating a reminiscence project (RYCT) in a residential care home. Journal of Dementia Care 31(6)21-23 As a well known arts-based reminiscence programme, Remembering Yesterday Caring Today has traditionally been delivered in community settings.  Sandie Woods set out to discover how it would work in a care home and shares her findings. Author...

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Love Through Double Glazing

Armour J (2023) Love Through Double Glazing. Journal of Dementia Care 31(6)17-18. Innovative work by Vamos in the pandemic and beyond Vamos is a full mask theatre company known for its performances and workshops exploring and supporting people living with dementia. Janie Armour highlights the innovative work it has done recently, particularly during the Covid...

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Culture Box: using multi-sensory arts and creative activities to decrease social isolation and loneliness in people with dementia during COVID-19

Asker C (2023) Culture Box: using multi-sensory arts and creative activities to decrease social isolation and loneliness in people with dementia during COVID-19. Journal of Dementia Care 31(2) 16-18 Many care homes will be interested in a new archive of online creative resources developed to address social isolation and loneliness.  Chloe Asker, Hannah Zeilig and...

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Creative homes: an arts project in extra care housing

  Creative arts can add significantly to quality of life among extra care housing residents, improving mood, self-esteem and communication.  Neil McCarthy describes a project run by not-for-profit housing provider Octavia.  A paintbrush moves across a piece of drawing paper and slowly an image begins to emerge. As the page is transformed so is the painter; an older...

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The Funshops: improvised drama and humour.

John Killick describes his recent work in partnership with the Scottish Dementia Working Group. Author/s: John Killick For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe....

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Movement as the medium for connection, empathy, playfulness.

Donna Newman-Bluestein and Heather Hill explain what dance therapy means for people with dementia, and the role it can play as an integral part of person-centred care. Author/s: Donna Newman-Bluestein, Heather Hill For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe....

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Poems for life.

Katie Clark describes a reading group with a difference where people with dementia can rediscover the joys of reading poems together. Author/s: Katie Clark For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe....

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Imagine you are the ocean.

In this excerpt from her new book, Sarah Zoutewelle-Morris gives ideas and inspiration on collaborative poetry writing with people with dementia. Author/s: Sarah Zoutewelle-Morris For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe....

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