Creative Ideas For Keeping Cool

Hot summer weather is a real treat but it can also be an uncomfortable and unsettling time for people who are living with dementia. Alongside all the standard advice for keeping cool how can you use the creative activities that you are planning to help the people you support feel as calm and comfortable asContinue reading “Creative Ideas For Keeping Cool”

Creative Approaches to Person Centred Care

Image credit: Roshana Rubin Mayhew When there are so many different ways to engage older people in residential and daycare settings what are the benefits of choosing to take a creative approach by using the arts as a starting point? Evidence shows that the arts can have a direct and positive impact on the healthContinue reading “Creative Approaches to Person Centred Care”

Outstanding Activities – The Storybox Project AT HOME

Image credit: James Mulkeen The 2013 NICE Report ‘Dementia: independence and wellbeing’ stated that “It is important that people with dementia can take part in leisure activities during their day that are meaningful to them. People have different interests and preferences about how they wish to spend their time. People with dementia are no exception but increasingly needContinue reading “Outstanding Activities – The Storybox Project AT HOME”

The Storybox Project at The National Football Museum

The Storybox Project at the National Football Museum is brand-new creative workshop designed especially for people living with dementia. We have worked with the learning team at the NFM to create a unique creative workshop inspired by football, which has been designed especially for people living with dementia. This means that NFM are now aboutContinue reading “The Storybox Project at The National Football Museum”

The Storybox Project : At Home

If you are a member of The Storybox Project – At Home please sign in here The Storybox Project : At Home is a groundbreaking activities programme which uses imagination and creativity as a starting point. Building upon 12 years of practical experience, and work in hundreds of care settings, it supports Careworkers and ActivityContinue reading “The Storybox Project : At Home”