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How can the arts influence the relationship between residents and care staff?

Janice Galloway, Living Well Team Co-ordinator at Jewish Care, explains the arts can affect relationships between care staff and residents.

Janice Galloway, Living Well Team Co-ordinator at Jewish Care, explains how arts-based activities can affect the relationship between care staff and residents within the environment of a residential care home.

Watch this video to hear how arts-based practices allow participants to not only be themselves, but to engage to their own full capacity, whatever level that may be. They also allow care staff, who are often overwhelmed with care duties, to appreciate those for whom they care in a different light, creating a platform for greater patient-carer equality.

CREDITS We would like to extend a special thank you to the following individuals and organisations for providing supplementary footage and images for this video: * Dementia Pathfinders * Alicia Clarke/ Dance for Life.
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