ISBN: 978-1-906172-38-1

Treasury of arts activities for older people

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Postlethwaite L

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Baring Foundation

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This practical guide from the Baring Foundation is aimed at artists/facilitators who lead participatory arts sessions with older people.

The guide contains 50 tried and tested activities – long and short – for use in any setting with older people, whether galleries, theatres, community venues, or care homes, day centres and hospitals. It also highlights activities which are dementia friendly.

Evidence Type: Qualitative Research

Main Focus: Wellbeing / Quality of life

Context: Community

Participant Group: Older Adults

Art Forms: Multi-Arts

Access Type: Free Download

APA Citation:

Postlethwaite L (2019). Treasury of arts activities for older people. London: The Baring Foundation.