Empowering people with memory loss through artistic stimulation
Jessica Broadbent, who graduated in 2012 from Kings College London, was keen to use her literature degree and other art interests to help people with dementia. Both her grandfathers had varieties of the condition. Jess volunteered at poetry, media at the Museum of Brands, dance, observed improvisation at the Central and has been helping with the LAC programme and evaluation.
“The first poetry ses...
Orode Faka, a Nigerian theatre artist, volunteered at both poetry projects at Putney Library. Having taught creative arts projects mainly with children and young people, she was keen to attend the training for upskilling.
“I was fascinated. I had an open mind.” Orode loved working with the participants, finding their responses often short but insightful, and never irrelevant. It was one of the mo...
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