Older People

Information, case studies and evaluation about our projects that enable older people to participate in the arts

Still Lively

Still Lively is a new project for older people, supported by the Baring Foundation and Arts Council England. Wolverhampton Art Gallery will use this £90,800 investment to work with Choices Housing

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This Way Up 2017 – Limewood Dementia Care Home

Working on a project developed especially for Limewood Dementia Care Home in Stafford, This Way Up provided an opportunity to residents to relax, enjoy and take part in a range

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Living Room Artist Residencies

Creative Health has worked with Staffordshire Council, Wolverhampton Art Gallery and Staffordshire Association of Registered Care Providers (SARCP) to explore new models to support high quality arts activities for older people in care

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Living Room Artist Residencies: Woodford House

‘I’m On The Phone..’ is the title of the audio artwork artist Sally Tonge produced during her four-month residency at Woodford House Nursing Home in Tyrsull near Wolverhampton. During her

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Living Room Artist Residencies: Bradwell Hall

Sally Tonge was selected by Bradwell Hall to work with residents over a three-month period. The activity coordinators were new in post and keen to use the opportunity of working

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Living Room Artist Residencies: Showell Court

‘A Few of Our Favourite Things’ was the title of Jim Morris’s first residency at Showell Court Extra Care facility in Wolverhampton. Over a period of two months, the artist

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Living Room Artist Residencies: Springbank Care Home

When Jim Morris took up his residency at Springbank Nursing in Staffordshire Moorlands they were in the process having their dining room refurbished and were keen to commission new artwork

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Living Room Artist Residencies: Waveney Court

Waveney Court is a Sheltered Housing Scheme in Newcastle-under-Lyme in Staffordshire, consisting of 25 flats with communal lounge and facilities on site, together with a number of satellite retirement homes

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Living Room Artist Residencies: Perton Manor

Perton Manor is a purpose built specialist care home situated on 4.5 acres of land on the outskirts of Wolverhampton. In the process of redeveloping outdoor spaces to incorporate new

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Living Room Artist Residencies: Limewood Dementia Care Home

Choices Housing Assocation is a leading housing and care provider working across Staffordshire. In 2015, Choices opened Limewood Dementia Care Home, a purpose built facility offering residential, nursing and respite

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This Way Up – A space to make, time for you

This Way Up is a new wellbeing project for people living in Wolverhampton and Staffordshire. Tailored to different community groups, This Way Up provides an opportunity to take part in a regular artistic

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Wolverhampton Conversation Clubs

Conversation Clubs are based on a simple but effective concept, encouraging older people to get together for a good conversation. WAVE (Museums, Galleries and Archives of Wolverhampton) is renowned for

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Imagining a Difference Programme

Imagining a Difference is a one year pilot Arts & Dementia programme delivered in Telford exploring creative participation with people affected by dementia in order to inform future offers that

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