Arts and Dementia: bringing professional arts practice into care settings


Author(s):*Listed Alphabetically
Collective Encounters

Year of Publication:
2014

Publisher(s):
Collective Encounters

Publication Type:
Report

Abstract:

This report is written for care home managers and others who might have the opportunity to commission arts work for and with people with dementia. It reviews the evidence around the benefits of arts participation for people with dementia, focusing on those benefit and draws on research spanning the fields of health, dementia care and participatory arts.



Evidence Type: Case Study

Main Focus: Wellbeing / Quality of life

Research Purpose: Literature Review

Context: Primary Care

Participant Group: Specific Mental Health Condition

Art Forms: Multi-Arts

Access Type: Free Download

APA Citation:

Collective Encounters. (2014). Arts and Dementia: bringing professional arts practice into care settings. UK: Collective Encounters.