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The transformation of relationships between people living with dementias

Dr Andrea Capstick (Bradford Bradford) explain her participatory film-making project in long-term care settings with people with dementia.

Watch Dr Andrea Capstick (Senior Lecturer in Dementia Studies, University of Bradford) explain how arts-based practices – in this case film making – has the power to transform the relationships not only between care staff and care home residents, but also between the residents themselves.

Learn how the research study that she led investigated whether the process biographical film making could improve social participation and wellbeing, and hear about some of the outcomes that the study produced.

If you know somebody living with dementia in long-term social care, how do you think that they would feel or respond to being involved in a creative project such as this? How do you think that their story could create an impact in your local community? Please share your thoughts, taking care not to reveal the identity of the individual.

CREDITS We would like to thank you to the University of Bradford for providing the supplementary footage from its for this video.
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Dementia and the Arts: Sharing Practice, Developing Understanding and Enhancing Lives

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