Nurturing Creativity and Understanding in the Care of Frail Older People

By Lorraine Venturato.

Published by The International Journal of Social, Political and Community Agendas in the Arts

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Published Online: May 26, 2016 $US5.00

This article details a program of research exploring the role of creative and arts-based approaches to staff development and education in long-term aged care, incorporating notions of creativity and identity at end of life. Compassionate care and a deeper understanding of the other is a key outcome of this approach.

Keywords: Health Care, Creativity, Arts-Based Research, Knowledge-In-Practice, Knowledge Translation.

The International Journal of Social, Political and Community Agendas in the Arts, Volume 11, Issue 3, September, 2016, pp.41-46. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Published Online: May 26, 2016 (Article: Electronic (PDF File; 502.264KB)).

Dr. Lorraine Venturato

Professorial Chair in Gerontological Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada