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Tea and Tunes

Age Friendly Ireland

AF Meath Full Col 150 dpi

Programme: Meath

WHO Theme: Communication And Information, Respect And Social Inclusion

Health & Wellbeing Theme: Switching Off And Being Creative

Funding Stream: Creative Arts Ireland Fund

Resources Required: Financial, Paid Staff

Cost: 0-500


The project will be rolled out through the Arts centre and Meath County Council. It will pilot in two HSE nursing homes in Meath with the aim of being further rolled out upon its success. The project will link residents with their families and musicians virtually.

Aim of Initiative

Older adults and families of older adults

Who is it aimed at

Older adults and families of older adults

Steps critical to success

  1. Buy in from older adults
  2. Financial support
  3. Engagement from families

Challenges in Planning / Delivery

  1. Set up of virtual meeting room
  2. Engagement with musicians
  3. creating a platform where families and residents feel confortable to link

Outcomes / Benefits

  1. Social Engagement
  2. Communication
  3. Improved Mental wellbeing

Evaluation / Report:
The project will be piloted across two HSE nursing homes with the hope of further progression across Meath

Aine Bird, Meath County Council,