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The work of our artist in residence brought meaningful artistic participation to persons with dementia. Dementia can be isolating but I observed this creative engagement empower the persons with dementia and ensure their story was heard. 

Staff member, The Orchard – a participant in our Artist in Residence in a Care Setting initiative

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Initiatives for Care Settings

Are you working in a care setting? Are you interested in running some new arts initiatives for residents?  Would you like to get some additional training for you or your staff on how to lead physical activity sessions in your care setting?

Age & Opportunity has learned a lot about the changing needs and desires of older people in Ireland and can offer a range of different initiatives to further train and educate care workers.  

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