Arts in Care Homes, an initiative by the National Activity Providers Association (NAPA), announces the National Day of Arts in Care Homes on 24 September 2020 and this year’s theme #CreativeCommunities.
We will be celebrating the contribution arts and creative participation play in enhancing quality of life for people living in care homes. We are also celebrating the carers, activity specialists, creative and cultural organisations who make it possible. We are inviting everyone to share stories about arts and creative activities in the care home environment and, where there is capacity, for care homes to plan and deliver activities on the day.
Across the UK and throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, which has had such a tragic and devastating impact on residents and staff in the care home community, carers and activity specialists have continued to run creative and cultural programmes with their residents. As lockdown eases, care home residents and staff must not be forgotten, and we want to use this opportunity to share their positive stories. Read more here.