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Creativity and communication in persons with dementia : a practical guide / John Killick and Claire Craig.

  • Killick, John, 1936-
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About this work


London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2012.

Physical description

212 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of coloured plates : illustrations (some colour) ; 23 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (pages 198-209) and index.


Why the arts? -- What is creativity? -- What the arts can do -- Getting in the flow -- What's on offer? -- Food of love: the language of music -- Moving in the moment: dance -- Giving voice: writing poetry -- Making it all up: improvisation and other dramas -- Telling stories -- Conservations in paint -- Playing with mud: ceramics and clay -- Working with the hard stuff: stone, wood, metal and glass -- Textured journeys: exploring the potential of textiles -- Between memory and imagination: collage and life-story work -- Futher than the eye can see -- Putting the IT into creativity: exploring the creative potential of technology -- Space and place: the environment and creavity -- Taking it all in: audience enjoyment -- Making things happen -- Getting real -- Starting out -- Drilling down to the detail -- Giving creativity a shape -- Measuring success -- Making space for your own creativity -- Living it out -- All together: the arts as identity -- Beyond grass -- Two residencies: the dream and the nightmare -- Putting on the ritz -- Ian and me-ness -- Alan: a quick-change artist -- Painting with Olivia.


  • English

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    Medical Collection
    WM220 2012K48c
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