Dementia

Strength in Networks

A comparative analysis of six creative interventions designed for people diagnosed  with dementia across England and Wales

Narratives of health and illness: Arts-based research capturing the lived experience of dementia

An open-source peer-reviewed article by Hilary Moss and Desmond O'Neill reporting on three artists’ residencies in a geriatric medicine unit in a teaching hospital.

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Dementia Friendly Screenings: A guide for cinemas

The guide – developed by the Alzheimer’s Society, the UK Cinema Association, and the BFI Film Audience Network – is designed to help cinemas improve their accessibility and become more dementia-friendly.

Experiences of Being report into creative arts and dementia

The Beth Johnson Foundation and Anchor, England's largest not-for-profit provider of housing and care for older people, has produced a report detailing the positive impacts of six months of drama, music and dance workshops at 17 of Anchor's care homes in Surrey, with over 200 residents.

New, dementia-friendly House of Memories website

National Museums Liverpool have launched a new, dementia-friendly, House of Memories website.

Music, singing and wellbeing in adults with diagnosed conditions or dementia

A policy briefing based on a systematic review of evidence from the What Works Centre for Wellbeing.

The review highlights promising evidence and emphasises the need to find out more.

Life Story Work for People with Dementia, Ordinary Lives, Extraordinary People

This new book sets out the benefits of using a life story approach for people living with dementia and provides guidance for good practice.

Museum object handling improves wellbeing of people with dementia

New research has found a connection between museum object handling and art viewing and improved wellbeing for people with dementia and their carers.

Journal of Alzheimer's Disease: Music beneficial for early-stage dementia

Researchers led by Dr. Teppo Särkämö at University of Helsinki, Finland have revealed that caregiver-implemented musical leisure activities, particularly singing, are cognitively and emotionally beneficial especially in the early stages of dementia.

Exploring early-stage dementia through photography and storytelling

A report by researcher Alison Ward on her research in Denmark exploring the experiences of people with early stage dementia, through the means of photography and storytelling.

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