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Arts in care homes

Involving people who live in care homes in the creative arts can delight, inspire and even bring health benefits. Written in association with the National Activity Providers Association (NAPA), this resource offers care teams, including activity providers, many practical ideas on how to get started.

Dementia awareness

Part of e-Learning courses

Free dementia e-learning course developed to align with Tier 1 of the National Dementia Training Standards Framework, which is a requirement for all social care staff.

Older people and quality of life: better life in the community

This video for older people care services and social workers, shows older people with high support needs who live in the community. They talk about what is important in their lives and how they like to be treated. It is based around the Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s A Better Life programme.

Getting to know the person with dementia: the importance of memories

Part of Dementia

This film for health and care staff and managers highlights the importance of getting to know the person with dementia. Learning about their memories and experiences, understanding the person's history and their likes and dislikes. It won its category (Best factual new media) at the Older People Media Awards 2013.

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