Unit 2 – Beyond Words: Therapeutic Art for Dementia

Speaker:  Sherita Sparrow ADC/EDU, CDP, CAP

According to F-Tag 744, it’s essential to engage residents with Dementia in programs that maintain their highest level of physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being. This includes providing opportunities for creative expression. Yet, engaging individuals with dementia in art can feel challenging. How do we grab their attention long enough to do art? How do we connect with them on a deeper level, beyond the surface? You want to help individuals with Dementia move forward positively, but don’t know where to start. This webinar introduces the advantages of using therapeutic art to inspire the soul and promote the here and now when words are lost.