Independent Arts has 30 years' experience of providing creative activities to older people and community groups. Through our Workshops for Wellbeing programme, we offer a range of activities, which can be delivered to a variety of clients in both residential homes and community settings.

We work hard to provide trained, skilled and talented practitioners for our clients. All our practitioners are DBS checked and covered by Independent Arts' insurance.

We are constantly developing the selection of activities we can provide. Find out more through the links below.

Creative writing

Get creative with iPads

Movement and chair-based exercise

Music performance

Photography

SingAbout and Soundbeam

Reminiscence

Nurture Reminiscence

Visual Arts and Craft

One to one sessions

 

"I think my best Practitioner experience was seeing an elderly gentleman who had severe dementia and only felt safe with a blanket over his head, gradually emerge from hiding and start singing with me."

Margaret Jones, music practitioner

 

“Residents are visibly calmer when they are nursing the dolls, sometimes they will begin to sing to them, and often they will start to tell you about their own children.“

Senior carer at Fairview talking about the impact of Nurture Reminiscence sessions

Did you know?

Our practitioners deliver over 2000 activities sessions per year (40+ per week) to residential homes and other centres on the Isle of Wight.

Workshops for Wellbeing blog

Read more about how our workshops provide quality of life through quality arts on our Workshops Blog.

 

For more information please
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Nurture Reminiscence

Creative Writing: Henry Bear

 

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