The scope for creative activity is endless and there are many programs and resources available to help.
- Arts for health Cornwall have many skilled practitioners who work with people with dementia. They also have developed Toolkits for care home staff, which have been developed from projects they have run in care homes throughout Cornwall.
- Art appreciation can often be very successful in alleviating some of the symptoms of dementia. John Ziesel, Founder of 'I'm Still Here Foundation', and the Artist for Alzheimers program describes how art has an important role in improving the lives of people living with dementia. Watch a clip.
- Singing for the brain is a unique service provided by Alzheimer’s Society which uses singing to bring people together in a friendly and stimulating environment. It helps reduce social isolation and promotes well-being for people living with dementia and their carers. Click here to find out more about singing for the brain in Cornwall.