General Activities

A list of activities for older people, people living with dementia and the community

Pianist Joshua Nesbitt playing a tune from 'Fiddler on the Roof'

https://youtu.be/FYdFth1f8J0

Visit Jonny Turgel, the amazing cantor's YouTube page for a selection of music

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84DbL6D8ms8

Songhaven
An archive of dementia-friendly opera performances.
Click HERE to access.

 

The Storybox Project
Activity programmes which use imagination and creativity to engage, enliven and empower people living with dementia. 
Click HERE to access.

Music for Dementia

Advice on ways to make musical playlists for those living with dementia. 
Click HERE to access.

National Activity Providers Association (NAPA)
Resources have been made free for all to access. 
Click HERE to access. 

AgeUK Exercise
Short, online videos for exercises to do at home. Suitable for over 50's.
Click HERE to access.

Singing for Breathing
Short, online videos to improve and maintain health by singing.
Click HERE to access.

Wigmore Hall concerts
Live and past concerts available for streaming.
Click HERE to access.

 

My Home Life
Advice and support for relatives and carers supporting people within a care home.
Click HERE to access.

Look at Paintings
Online art appreciation.
Click HERE to access.

Care to Create
A creative toolkit for create art for local care homes and those living in isolation.
Click HERE to access.

Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE)
Ideas for activities for those living within a care home setting.
Click HERE to access.

Arts in Care Homes: A list of resources, toolkits and apps for those living within a care home setting.
Click here to access.


Poems from The Reader

Online readings of poems from The Reader on YouTube.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NOtxRyhzjNc&feature=youtu.be