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NAPA – Arts in Care Homes Panel Discussion

NAPA Tea Tuesday – Arts in Care Homes: Why the Arts?

Tuesday, 7th September 2021

14:30 – 15:00

How providing Arts In Care Homes can enhance health, happiness and wellbeing for residents and staff.

About this event


Ahead of The National Day of Arts in Care Homes on 24 September Hilary Woodhead and AICH Programme Director Alison Teader will have a discussion about reasons for using arts engagement in care settings.

This is a free event but we welcome donations – every penny helps us keep the NAPA Helpline active. You can donate when you order your ticket.

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Alison Teader, Programme Director, Arts in Care Homes

Alison has led a number of national projects on behalf of NAPA. She is currently Programme Director for Arts in Care Homes a year programme funded by The Baring Foundation and the Rayne Foundation. She has developed the Arts in Care Homes website , a user-friendly resource for anyone wanting to organise arts activities in care homes. The site includes toolkits, links to useful websites, information on relevant research and a ‘How to Find an Artist’ section. Alison is also overseeing the organisation of the next National Day of Arts in Care Homes on the 24th September. Duties include promotion, encouraging take-up for the event and organising related events such as the Only Connect pen pal project, developing community partnerships using creative writing. Alison has quickly established the 24th September as an annual event.

Please click here to visit the Arts In Care Homes website: