Creative connections with older people

Creative Networking – Creative connections with older people

Thursday 23rd October 2014 £5 Book tickets

6:30 – 8:30pm, The Station Kitchen, The Station, Bristol, BS1 2AG

The Bristol Arts and Health Forum and Willis Newson invite you to join Alive! for a fun and interactive workshop to explore how creativity can support meaningful activity and quality of life for people living with dementia.

Alive! is a charity dedicated to improving the quality of life for older people in care by enabling participation in meaningful activity. The charity delivers activities in over 300 care homes across the South and South West, provides training and resources for care professionals and runs a variety of innovative and creative projects to stimulate older people on all levels.

In this relaxed and friendly setting Alive! will guide you through a series of short creative and fun exercises that will provide inspiration and aid communication. Suitable for all levels of ability, these workshops will provoke discussion, collaboration and understanding.

This evening will allow you to network with local artists, carers, healthcare professionals and charities seeking to improve the quality of life of people living with dementia. A sharing wall displaying the work of Bristol artists and art organisations working with older adults will provide ideas and inspiration.

What will those supporting people living with dementia gain from the evening?

  • Find out how local artists can support people living with dementia
  • Gather ideas around creative activities and ways of working
  • Meet local artists interested in supporting people with dementia

 What will artists gain from the evening?

  • Find out how to use your skills and experience to support people living with dementia
  • Gather ideas around creative activities and ways of working
  • Meet potential partners and commissioners

Bristol Arts and Health Forum exists to help arts and health practitioners share ideas and inspiration.

This event is part of a series of creative networking evenings.  To book visit creative-networking.eventbrite.com

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