|Unit name||The Arts and Dementia Care|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
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- Describe the nature and purposes of a range of arts-based interventions currently used in Dementia Care
- Analyse how arts-based interventions can contribute to well-being, mood and cognitive processing for those living with dementia
- Use basic research skills and critical facility in evaluation of case studies and resources
- Apply formal and informal communication skills and self-reflection to engage in informed debate and complete a range of writing tasks
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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