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Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing

MICRA / Storybox Project Seminar: Ageing, Dementia, Creativity and Storytelling

This event is a half day seminar investigating the way that arts and creative activity can be used to engage people with dementia and improve their health and well being.

It includes a focus on specific case studies - Storybox (Storytelling) and the Valuing Older People Cultural Offer, as well as Equal Arts, from Gateshead.

Bethan Harries has authored a report on The Storybox Project, examining the role of a theatre and arts-based intervention for people with dementia. You can view a copy of this report (PDF format) via the link below:

19 March 2013