FLOURISH arts and dementia training

Submitted by CDAN53 on October 26, 2018 - 09:52
Salary / Fee: 
Closing Date: 
Monday, 11 February, 2019
Participatory art with people with dementia

CDAN are calling for applications from arts practitioners, activities organisers, and others interested in learning how to work effectively with older people with dementia using the arts in COVENTRY
FLOURISH, our unique training programme offers
• 2 days teaching about dementia and arts programming
• A comprehensive FLOURISH training manual with huge resource list
• An opportunity to link theory to practice during 6 once 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
• Part time, flexible and low cost training

COVENTRY FLOURISH 2 day training workshops are being run in Coventry on 26 & 27 November 2018 and 31 January & 1 February; 4 & 5 March 2019, 10.00 - 15.00 including refreshments and lunch. When you have completed a workshop, you then choose which arts sessions you would like to join. The arts sessions are run on FRIDAYS between 10.15 and 1.15 pm at Charnwood House MHA care home in Coventry. It's helps residents if you can commit to a sequence of 6 weekly sessions but you might want to get experience across 2 arts forms - the arts programme offers dance, drama and song, object handling and arts and crafts. We are happy if you want to do more sessions! Full information available to help you with your choice.

Contact Details: 

For information and application form please email admin@creativedementia.org. For a discussion please email info@creativedementia.org or phone us on 07801 509993

Multi Artform
Education (adult learning)