"Art-Making, Stories & Puppets in Dementia Care" is for caregivers and family members of people living with dementia, and contains 4 modules of creative fun and learning for care-givers and family members of people living with dementia. The modules are offered in a video format, with lots of activities to build relationships, reduce stress, and access support & inspiration of an on-line community of care-givers facing the same challenges as you! Here's what you'll learn.
Module 1: The Changing Relationship
Module 2: Creativity in Dementia Care
Module 3: Life Stories & Why They Are Important
Module 4: From Stories to Puppets - A Natural Connection
The videos are supplemented with downloadable project Instructions & Activity Sheets for easy access.
Shelley King is the owner and chief executive puppeteer of Puppeteria. She uses the power and magic of puppets as a workshop facilitator, entertainer, artist, social change agent, and on-line educator. Over the past two decades, Shelley has used her playful and interactive approach to teach and entertain thousands of people of all ages and abilities.
Shelley brings together her training in social work, family supports, developmental services, puppetry, clowning and expressive arts to create unique and highly effective workshop experiences for her students. Her creative presentations have been enjoyed at conferences, children’s camps, women’s retreats, elementary and secondary schools, colleges, not-for-profit organizations, hospices, and long term care homes.