Research: Arts therapies and dementia care

Art therapies and dementia care: A Systematic review, by Renee L Beard, September 2011. Published by Sage Publications.

“Despite steadfast interest in the use of arts therapies (ATs) with individuals who have dementia of the Alzheimer’s type (DAT), a systematic review of the literature has not been conducted. This paper aims to critique this evidence base, including music, visual arts, drama, and dance/movement therapies between the years 1990 and 2010, and make suggestions on how it can be strengthened.”

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Supported using public funding by the Arts Council England