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Poetry With People With Dementia: An Evaluation of aTwo Year Project Engaging in Poetry Activities With OlderPeople in Residential and Nursing Homes.

@inproceedings{Lillyman2014PoetryWP,
  title={Poetry With People With Dementia: An Evaluation of aTwo Year Project Engaging in Poetry Activities With OlderPeople in Residential and Nursing Homes.},
  author={Sue Lillyman and Ruth Pearce and Alison Saunders and Paul Allen},
  year={2014}
}
This paper is a summary of an evaluation of the first two years of a three year poetry project for older people with dementia. The project was set up with a poet in residence who mentored six poets to deliver poetry activities to older people and those with dementia in residential and care homes in Herefordshire. The project was developed and run by the Courtyards Hereford. The evaluation was undertake through the use of questionnaires that were given to staff and carers undertaking… Expand

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