Creative Spaces and dementia in the news

Article
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.

Report
Creative Spaces project evaluation shows the importance of the outdoors for dementia care

Article
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).

Film
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.

Blog
Visit our Creative Carers Network blog to find news, events and sensory-rich activities.

Article
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.

Film
Why I walk. An animation made by people living with dementia shares their stories about their local places and what dementia means to them.

Article
International artists give people with dementia a voice using film and animation to interpret poetry written with people living with dementia.

Article
Designing a dementia-friendly care home garden provides a welcome oasis for residents, families and care staff and shows what can be done.

Report
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.

Film
How 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 air.