New Storybox Themes for 2021

As we head into the New Year it also means that we head into a new run of themes for our Storybox sessions. Here is what you can expect until summer! Week One Week Two Week Three Week Four Week Five January Food and Drink Snowy Days Scotland (St Andrew’s Day) Books and Reading WinterContinue reading “New Storybox Themes for 2021”

The Storybox Project – Care Home Drop In

Our drop in sessions for care homes are a development of the work that we have been developing online during lockdown.  Each session is an hour long and takes place on Zoom. It offers a welcoming and accessible environment which is fun, full of creative activities designed especially for people with memory loss or dementiaContinue reading “The Storybox Project – Care Home Drop In”

Treasury of Arts Activities for Older People – call for contributions.

We are delighted to be working with The Baring Foundation and The Rayne Foundation to produce a second treasury of arts activities for older people.  Building on the success of the first treasury this new publication will be a practical guide for anybody who supports older people professionally or as a volunteer who would likeContinue reading “Treasury of Arts Activities for Older People – call for contributions.”

Changes to The Storybox Project AT HOME

The way that people access The Storybox Project AT HOME, our online resource for dementia friendly activities, is about to change. In order to make our resources as accessible as possible we will no longer be charging subscribers to access our site – instead we will be asking users to make a voluntary contribution toContinue reading “Changes to The Storybox Project AT HOME”

FREE Dementia Friendly Creative Resources

If you are a member of The Storybox Project : At Home please sign in here. The Storybox Project : At Home is a fun and inclusive programme of activities which uses imagination and creativity as a starting point. Building upon 12 years of practical experience, and work with thousands of people living with dementia,Continue reading “FREE Dementia Friendly Creative Resources”

Saying Yes

For every activity, workshop or project that we are involved in we try to create spaces where “yes” leads the way. In the simplest terms this means that as facilitators and collaborators we aim to listen in an open and non-judgmental way, then accept ideas and suggestions and run with them whenever possible. So, whatContinue reading “Saying Yes”