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The benefits of community-based participatory arts activities for people living with dementia: a thematic scoping review

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The benefits of community-based participatory arts activities for people living with dementia: a thematic scoping review. / Ward, Meghann; Milligan, Christine; Rose, Emma et al.

In: Arts and Health, Vol. 13, No. 3, 30.09.2021, p. 213-239.

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Ward M, Milligan C, Rose E, Elliott M, Wainwright B. The benefits of community-based participatory arts activities for people living with dementia: a thematic scoping review. Arts and Health. 2021 Sep 30;13(3):213-239. Epub 2020 Jun 17. doi: 10.1080/17533015.2020.1781217

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title = "The benefits of community-based participatory arts activities for people living with dementia: a thematic scoping review",
abstract = "BackgroundThe drive towards living well with dementia has resulted in a growing recognition of the value of community-based participatory arts activities. This review aimed to explore their overall impact and holistic benefits for people with early to moderate stages of dementia.MethodsUsing a scoping review methodology and thematic analysis, this review explored relevant literature published between 2008 and 2019.Results26 published papers were identified, comprising visual arts, literary arts, comedy, music and dance. The key themes included person-centred, in-the-moment approaches; participation and communication; attention and cognition; social cohesion and relationships; and the role of space, place and objects.ConclusionsThere is strong evidence in support of using participatory arts for dementia, regardless of art form. In-the-moment and person-centred approaches were deemed impactful. Further research is needed to explore the importance of setting, material culture and the methodological or theoretical perspectives in participatory arts and dementia research.",
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