Creative Spaces and dementia in the news
Members of a dementia group collaborate on art project Ellie Robinson-Carter documents her experience working with one of the Sensory Trust's Dementia friendly walking groups to create an art project for her MA in Illustration.
Our article in The Guardian talks about how getting outdoors helps people with dementia reduce their social isolation and re-connect with others (Oct 2015).
I'm not the only one. People living with dementia talk about how much it's meant to be part of a local walking group.
How to use outdoor spaces creatively in residential homes in our article on the Alzheimer's Disease International website - turn an under-used outdoor space in
your memory care/residential care home into a creative space that is open to residents with dementia and the outside community.
Farm visits for people with dementia. A report on how physically and mentally active farm visits improved the wellbeing for a group of people living with dementia.
Why I walk. An animation made by people living with dementia shares their stories about their local places and what dementia means to them.
a dementia-friendly care home garden provides a welcome oasis for
residents, families and care staff and shows what can be done.
Dementia, Community and Environment seminar report (Word 791k) brings learnings from the UK and USA on how to harness the benefits of getting outdoors for people living with dementia.
to make nature postcards. From our series of film made by people
from a dementia friendly walking group tells their story about what
dementia means to them and why they enjoy regular walking and fresh