Training for artists and staff working in the care sector

Training for artists and staff working in the care sector

Two exciting training days from Nottingham’s Imagine - arts and older people programme for artists and staff working in the care sector. 


Understanding Dementia

31st July 2017

10am - 4pm

As part of the Imagine programme we have been exploring creative ways of working with older people in care and those living with dementia. This includes movement sessions and multi-sensory approaches. Led by a dementia specialist Kate Fisher and artist Andrea Haley. The training day covers:

  • working with empathy and understanding more about the impact of dementia
  • the use of non-verbal communication with people living with dementia
  • examples of working creatively
  • practical ways of using multi-sensory approaches with older people
  • practical examples of supporting movement based work with older people

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Working creatively with older people: TimeSlips

17th August 2017

10am - 3pm

A training course led by creative practitioner and dance therapist Andrea Haley, using storytelling and the TimeSlips method. We have been exploring the use of storytelling using the TimeSlips framework which has proved to be particularly effective with older people living with dementia. The training has been developed in response to work taking place on the Imagine programme. It will cover:

  • use of storytelling to encourage engagement
  • practical ways you can introduce these techniques to run workshops with older people and people living with dementia
  • using the TimeSlips method to deliver creative workshops
  • tailoring these techniques to the individual needs and skills of participants
  • gaining an understanding of older people living with dementia

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