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Caring Creatively Network

If you are working or volunteering with older people or any vulnerable adult in a care setting, in the community or in their own home, the Caring Creatively Network is here to help.

Networking at the Caring Creatively event Nov 2014

As well as this website, we send out a newsletter to all care homes (past editions available to download below) with news, opportunities and ideas to help and inspire you to use creative activities with those you’re caring for. We also hold training and networking events.

To sign up to the Caring Creatively network and receive the newsletter, or to find out more, please contact 

To check out the latest arts and health news, events, opportunities, jobs and funding, see the Arts and Health News page

For the latest report and research findings, go to: Research relevant to arts and health

Caring Creatively Network event 2014

The second Caring Creatively Network Event was held on 24th November 2014, at The Post Mill Centre in South Normanton. The programme included the following presentations and workshops and copies of the presentations / hand-outs can be found at the bottom of this page in the Related Documents section :

The Level Centre -  Andrew Williams, Level Centre (First Movement)

Bridging the Gap - Intergenerational working - Gill Clarke, Intergenerational Project Manager, Derbyshire County Council and Lynn Ludditt, Freelance Writer/Trainer/Project Manager

What’s on offer at Derbyshire Adult Community Education - Cathy Cooke, Derbyshire Adult Community Education Service (DACES)

• Music and health - Nick Cutts, OPUS Music CIC.

• Reading and Reminiscence - Carla Nitti and Susan Bradley, Access and Inclusion Librarians, Derbyshire County Council (Derbyshire Libraries)

• Learning to move together - Nikki Disney, Creative Movement workshop leader, Déda

• Printmaking with found materials - Rosemary MacLennan, Visual Arts Tutor, Derbyshire County Council’s Adult Community Education Service

• Beyond Words - Cathy Grindrod and Karen Waldram, Freelance writers

Learning to Move together

Related documents

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The following document is in PowerPoint format. You can download software to view PowerPoint presentations for free from the PowerPoint viewer page (opens in a new window) of the Microsoft website.

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