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Age & Opportunity Artist Residency Raheen Community Hospital 2021

Age Friendly Ireland

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Programme: Clare

WHO Theme: Community Support And Health Services

Funding Stream: Age & Opportunity Initiative

Resources Required: Community Support, Paid Staff, Volunteer Staff, Age and Opportunity

Cost: 1000-5000

Description

In 2020, Age & Opportunity announced the five artists and six care settings who participated in the Care Hubs of Arts & Creative Excellence iniativite 2020/2021 funded by Creative Ireland’s Creativity in Older Age Programme, with support from the Arts Council of Ireland. Centred on thoughtful and bespoke arts experience for older people in care around Ireland. Raheen one of the five residency’s-composed a song connecting to the home place and relationship to the song performed, engaging the local community choir/local musicians to show-case the work to the wider community.

Aim of Initiative

n/a

Who is it aimed at

Residents and the wider Community

Steps critical to success

  1. PERSISTENCE
  2. MOTIVATION
  3. FUN

Challenges in Planning / Delivery

  1. BUY IN FROM ALL INVOLVED
  2. TIMEBOUND
  3. INSPIRING

Outcomes / Benefits

  1. FUN
  2. INVOLVEMENT
  3. SATISFACTION

Evaluation / Report:
YOUTUBE RECORDING

Contact:
CATHERINE LILLIS DON

Website:
https://www.hse.ie/eng/