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Resources for working with older people

If you are organising an event with or for older people, you may find the following publications useful and inspiring.

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ThumbMind-your-Language-with-Age-Opportunity.pdf

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ThumbExperience-Arts-and-Older-People-reflection-MGrehan-FINAL.pdf

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ThumbBaring-Foundation-Each-breath-is-valuable_arts-in-care-homes-FINAL.pdf

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ThumbCourtyard-Herefordshire-Dance-in-Care-Settings.pdf

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ThumbCourtyard-Herefordshire-Poetry-for-People-with-Dementia-Toolkit.pdf

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ThumbEvaluation-of-Care-Hubs-of-Arts-and-Creative-Excellence-Initiative-August-2021.pdf

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ThumbA_Toolkit_for_Arts_and_Creativity_in_Care_Settings2022.pdf

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ThumbACHI-Infographic-Landscape.pdf

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ThumbACHI-Infographic-Portrait.pdf

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ThumbArts-Health-Mapping-Report-_2021_FINAL.pdf

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ThumbChallenging-ageism-guide-talking-ageing-older-age.pdf

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ThumbTILDA-Report_CreativeActivity_OlderPopulation.pdf

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ThumbCreative-ageing-in-Finland-Baring-Foundation.pdf

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ThumbIMMA-Arts-and-Ageing-Outcome-Report.pdf

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ThumbMichelle-Read-Reflections-of-a-Theatre-Maker.pdf

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ThumbA-Handbook-for-Cultural-Engagement-with-Older-Men.pdf

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ThumbUniversity-of-Sheffield-Creative-Lives-Report.pdf

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ThumbEstevao-2021-Scaling-up-health-arts-programmes.pdf

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ThumbStrictly-Active-Dance-Toolkit.pdf

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ThumbImpact-of-Participatory-Arts-on-Older-People.pdf

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ThumbBaring-Foundation-Ageing-Artfully.pdf

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ThumbHSE-Places-to-Flourish.pdf

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ThumbAge-UK-Wellbeing-Index-Summary.pdf

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ThumbDepartment-of-Health-Positive-Aging-National-Report-2016.pdf

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ThumbA-Restless-Art.pdf

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ThumbAnam-Beo-Guidelines-for-Artists-working-in-Healthcare-2015.pdf

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ThumbBaring-Foundation-Treasury-of-art-activities-for-older-people.pdf

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Also see our Publications page on this site for more general information.

Looking for some local support when organising your event? Find your local Arts Officer here: http://www.localartsireland.ie/contact/arts-officers/and your local Age Friendly coordinator here: https://agefriendlyireland.ie/category/our-structures/programme-managers/

Principal Funders:

  • Link to HSE website
  • Link to Arts Council website