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NCF members: creative homes survey

The National Care Forum, working with the National Association of Activity Providers for Older People (NAPA) and The Baring Foundation, in November 2011 published

Creative Homes: how the arts can contribute to quality of life in residential care 

This good practice guide includes case studies as well as resource information on arts organisations committed to working with older people.

Creative Homes celebrates existing good practice in the use of the arts in residential care. We know that a great deal of activity is already taking place amongst the best providers. This publication is also intended to demonstrate the value of art to improving the quality of life for people in care settings. We hope that the practical style of the guide will inspire managers and practitioners to develop and extend arts activity for the benefit of residents, their families and staff.

4 years on...

NCF is revisiting this project to showcase the wonderful creative practice taking place in care homes today!

If you are interested to contribute to this work, please contact us

The Creative Homes report is available here:

The Ageing Artfully report is also available here:

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