Singing (and other arts and cultural activities) across the dementias
Camic, P. 2019. Singing (and other arts and cultural activities) across the dementias.
This presentation gives an overview of arts and health including a rationale why the arts are important for health and wellbeing looking at evolutionary, ethological, cultural and participatory evidence. It follows with a discussion about the arts and dementia care with specific focus on singing in community and residential settings. Data collection strategies and methodologies are also examined.
|Conference||KMPT Research and Development:Programme for Older People’s Research|
Selected Resources for the Arts and Dementia Care
Created Out of Mind, Wellcome Collection, London: www.createdoutofmind.org
Free online 4-week online course: Dementia and the Arts: Sharing Practice, Developing Understanding and Enhancing Lives: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/dementia-arts
Object handling in museums (Tunbridge Wells Museum Dementia Toolkit):
*Brotherhood, E., Ball, P., Camic, P. M., Evans, C., Fox, N., Murphy, C., Walsh, F., West, J., Windle, G…. Crutch, S.J. (2017). Preparatory planning framework for Created Out of Mind: Shaping perceptions of dementia through art and science. Wellcome Open, 2, 108. doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.12773.1
*Camic, P.M., Baker, E. & Tischler, V. (2016). Theorising how art gallery interventions impact people with dementia and their caregivers. The Gerontologist 56, 1033-1041. https://doi.org/10.1093/geront/gnv063
*Camic, P. M., Crutch, S. J., Zeilig, H., Harrison, C., Strohmaier, S., Harding, E., Firth, N., West, J., Wray, S., Murphy, C., & Windle, G. (2018). Conceptualising artistic creativity in the dementias: Interdisciplinary approaches to research and practice. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 1-12.
Camic, P.M., Baker, E. & Tischler, V. (2016). Theorising how art gallery interventions impact people with dementia and their caregivers. The Gerontologist 56, 1033-1041. https://doi.org/10.1093/geront/gnv063
Camic, P. M., Hulbert, S. & Kimmel, J. (2017). Museum object handling: A health promoting community-based activity for dementia care. Journal of Health Psychology. Advanced access: doi: 10.1177/1359105316685899
Camic, P. M., Tischler, V. & Pearman, C. (2014). Viewing and making art together: An eight-week gallery-based intervention for people with dementia and their caregivers. Aging & Mental Health, 18(2), 161-168. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13607863.2013.818101
Camic, P. M., Williams, C. M. & Meeten, F. (2011: on-line, 2013: print). Does a ‘singing together group’ improve the quality of life of people with a dementia and their carers? A pilot evaluation study. Dementia: The International Journal for Social Research and Practice, 12(2), 152-171. DOI: 10.1177/1471301211422761.
Eekelaar, C., Camic, P.M. & Springham, N. (2012). Art galleries, episodic memory and verbal fluency in dementia: An exploratory study. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts, 6(3), 262-272. DOI: 10.1037/a0027499
Johnson, J., Culverwell, A., Hulbert, S., Robertson, M. & Camic, P.M. (2015/2017). Museum activities in dementia care: Using visual analogue scales to measure subjective wellbeing. Dementia: The International Journal for Social Research and Practice, 16, 591-610. DOI: 10.1177/1471301215611763
Solway, R., Thomson, L. & Camic, P.M. & Chatterjee, H. J. (2015). Museum object handling in older adult mental health. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion, 17, 201-214. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14623730.2015.1035520
Thomas, G. E. C., Crutch, S. & Camic, P. M. (2018). Measuring physiological responses to the arts in people with a dementia: A systemized literature review. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 123, 64-73. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2017.11.008
Tyack, C., Camic, P. M., Heron, M. & Hulbert, S. (2015). Viewing art on a tablet computer; A wellbeing intervention for people with dementia and their caregivers. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 36, 864-894. DOI: 10.1177/0733464815617287
*Unadkat, S., Camic P.M. & Vella-Burrows, T. (2016/17). Understanding the experience of group singing for couples where one partner has a diagnosis of dementia. The Gerontologist, 47(3), 468-478. doi:10.1093/geront/gnv698
Young, R., Camic, P. M. & Tischler, V. (2015). The impact of community-based arts and health interventions on cognition in people with dementia: A systematic literature review. Aging & Mental Health, 20, 337-351. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13607863.2015.1011080
Young, R., Tischler, V., Hulbert, S. & Camic, P. M. (2015). The impact of art-viewing and art-making on verbal fluency and memory in people with dementia. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts, 9, 368-375. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/aca0000030
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||26 Oct 2018|
|Completed||26 Sep 2018|
|Accepted||01 Jul 2018|
|18 Feb 2019|
|Accepted author manuscript|
|Accepted author manuscript|
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