Strictly Active Dance Project Toolkit


Author(s):*Listed Alphabetically
McWilliams A

Year of Publication:
2016

Publisher(s):
Spectrum Centre

Publication Type:
Guides

Abstract:

Dancer in Residence, Anthea McWilliams, who engaged older people with dementia through dance/movement across four Belfast care settings created this Strictly Active Staff Dance Tool Kit for use by staff.

Professional dance practitioner, Anthea McWilliams has worked in community dance practice in Northern Ireland since 1988; she designed and delivered the programme spending 10 full days at each setting from July 2015-March 2016.
This Tool Kit for staff was designed for use after completion of the residency to enable staff and participants, friends and family to continue dancing and moving a little more for a little longer. The original toolkit contained a Music CD and a
Move Along a Song DVD.



Main Focus: Wellbeing / Quality of life

Context: Community

Participant Group: Older Adults

Art Forms: Dance

Access Type: Free Download