Our forthcoming events:
Free dementia support training session
Sydenham Gardens, London SE23 7th February 2017
FREE training for residential carers, activity coordinators, home carers, volunteers, befrienders and group supporters in using nature as part of supporting people living with dementia. All welcome but booking is essential. Find out more.
Walking impressions - pottery exhibition
Leach pottery St Ives - 9th November until 3rd December
Over the last few months we've been working with the Leach Pottery in St Ives on Walking Impressions - an exploration of walking, nature and ceramics for people with dementia and their carers. We've had great fun out on walks and in the studio, and the final artworks are about to be exhibited at the Leach Pottery from the 9th to 20th November. All are welcome to attend.
New product! Sense stickers
Beautifully hand-drawn stickers depicting the five senses.
Sense stickers have so many uses from the classroom to the outdoor world. Great for planning sensory gardens or trails and brilliant fun as reward stickers when encouraging multi-sensory exploration. Find out more
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Our new game, designed to inspire young and old outdoors exploring, finding and sharing, is getting great reviews and is now selling across the world in Australia and USA.
We've just updated our grants page with new sources of funding.
A focus on psychosocial approaches and how the Third Sector can work in partnership with the NHS to meet the objectives of the National Dementia Strategy whilst reducing the pressure on GPs and other NHS services.
Project evaluation from our Creative Spaces project free to download. This uses creative evaluation techniques and developed with the European Centre for Environment and Human Health.
Getting outside and bringing nature in - isn't it time to recognise these as essential elements of dementia care?
A recent article from our Creative Spaces project highlights the importance of connections with the natural world for the well-being of people living with dementia.
Are you a carer looking for new ideas for things to make with the people you care for? Or a teacher or activity coordinator? These nature-based activities are designed to be easy, low-cost and many can be done indoors or out.
Working with young and older carers throughout Cornwall to provide a fun, creative break away from their caring duties.
A series of short films show how a blend of poetry and gardens gives a voice to people living with dementia.