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Unit name The Arts and Dementia Care
Unit code FXA100
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Discipline Arts|Music|Theatre
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Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe the nature and purposes of a range of arts-based interventions currently used in Dementia Care
  2. Analyse how arts-based interventions can contribute to well-being, mood and cognitive processing for those living with dementia
  3. Use basic research skills and critical facility in evaluation of case studies and resources
  4. Apply formal and informal communication skills and self-reflection to engage in informed debate and complete a range of writing tasks



Teaching Pattern

Fully online


Task 1: Online quizzes (3 x 10%)

Task 2: Report, research assignment (20%)

Task 3: Essay (35%)

Task 4: Discussion form contribution (15%)

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Hayes, J, Povey, S,The Creative Arts in Dementia Care, London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2011

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