Flourish: Creative Arts Dementia Network courses, Coventry and Croydon – November 2018-March 2019

The Creative Dementia Arts Network is calling for applications for its courses – offering training and resources for arts practitioners interested in working with dementia.

  • Teaching about dementia and arts programming including workshops with experienced arts practitioners
  • An opportunity to link theory to practice during 6 weekly 3 hour arts sessions with residents with a dementia living in a care home
  • Coaching and support before, after and during the sessions from experienced arts practitioners
  • Additional training sessions at the home led by experienced arts practitioners
  • A comprehensive FLOURISH training manual with huge resource list
  • Part time, flexible and low cost training

COVENTRY FLOURISH training dates: 2018 on 26 & 27 November; 2019 on 31 January & 1 February and on 28 February & 1 March 2019. 10.00 - 15.00 including refreshments and lunch

CROYDON FLOURISH training dates 2018 on 28 & 29 November; 2019 on 23 & 24 January 27 and on 28 February 2019. 10.00-15.00 including refreshments and lunch

Please contact Lorna Denby admin@creativedementia.org for further details and an application form.

Email Maria Pasiecznik Parsons oninfo@creativedementia.org or phone 07801 509993 with any questions

If you are unable to commit to the Flourish course but want to get some experience, CDAN is also seeking volunteers for its Make and Move programme.

Contact Maria Pasiecznik Parsons on info@creativedementia.org or phone 07801 509993 for details and application forms. See attached flyer for more information.