Dance Magic Dance: A toolkit for creative dance in residential care settings


Author(s):*Listed Alphabetically
Courtyard Hereford

Year of Publication:
2017

Publisher(s):
Courtyard Hereford

Publication Type:
Guides

Abstract:

This toolkit is aimed to help those working with older people in residential care settings to develop creative dance activities with their residents. It was was created by Creative Ageing in collaboration with Diane Amans to support the projects ‘Dance Magic Dance’ and ‘Making of Me’ and It includes guidelines on duty of care; how to lead sessions in a safe way; how to involve support staff and volunteers; introductory activities; seated warm ups; warm downs; suggested resources.

Dance Magic Dance developed the toolkit through 20 artist residencies, which took place in care homes across Herefordshire. https://creativeageing.co.uk/

 



Main Focus: Wellbeing / Quality of life

Context: Community

Participant Group: Older Adults

Art Forms: Dance

Access Type: Free Download

APA Citation:

Courtyard Hereford Creative Ageing (2017). Dance Magic Dance: A toolkit for creative dance in residential care settings. Hereford: The Courtyard Centre for the Arts.