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DSES Create & Chat Zoom sessions 2021

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DSES Create & Chat Zoom sessions

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About the sessions

Relaxed, friendly free sessions for people for older peole, people experiencing Dementia at any stage and carers to get together, have some creative fun and a chat using online platform Zoom.

A series of 6 sessions where we'll connect together virtually, have some creative fun and share anything that you have been creating, listening to, or watching at home. No creative experience needed for these sessions, just a space for people to come together as a group.

Support with Zoom

We’ll provide support if needed by telephone to download and log on to Zoom prior to the session and will be available on Zoom before the session to help you log on and get familiar with zoom!

We'll also send out a Zoom easy access guide beforehand.

What materials do I need?

The sessions are designed so that you you will only need materials you have handy at home, such as pens and paper, old magazines etc. We'll send out creative packs with and additional materials for you to take part in the sessions such as glue and paints.

Who is running the sessions?

Sessions will be run by facilitator Lucy, and creative enabler Alex.

What will we be doing each week?

Week 1: Drawing and doodle play

Week 2: Paper crafts

Week 3: Collage

Week 4: Textiles

Week 5: Printing

Week 6: Playful photography and cynotypes

About the facilitator:

In non-Covid times, Lucy facilitates Dementia Support East Sussex craft sessions at venues around East Sussex and is experienced working creatively with people in the late stages of Dementia, in care home settings and day centres. Her creative practice is centred around the principles of working in the moment, fun, imaginative, sensory and non-verbal practice. Lucy is a Dementia Friends Champion, and a certified Timeslips Facilitator, she has completed Early-stage Dementia Awareness Training for Arts Facilitators with Arts 4 Dementia.

Since April, Lucy has been running creative Zoom sessions for various groups and designing and sending out creative packs to isolated members of the community.

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