Arts in Care Digital Programme 2024 information webinar

The Arts in Care Digital Programme 2024 is back for a third year. 100% Digital Leeds is curating a programme of digital activities in response to the National Day of Arts in Care Homes, and with a focus around digital inclusion. The team is looking for organisations to contribute to a week of activities includingContinue reading “Arts in Care Digital Programme 2024 information webinar”

Partner profile: Leeds International Piano Competition and Be Caring

Through partnership working with Leeds International Piano Competition (LIPC) and Be Caring the 100% Digital Leeds team developed an arts and culture digital inclusion offer that aimed to address the digital inclusion need in care by: A live tea dance and a series of curated piano recitals were produced and made available to care settingsContinue reading “Partner profile: Leeds International Piano Competition and Be Caring”

Creative digital opportunities for care residents

The Arts in Care Digital Programme, curated and facilitated by 100% Digital Leeds, is a safe and supportive space for older people in care to experience culture with a digital element. Whether that be taking part in a virtual drumming session, an online chair based gentle movement class, dialling into a comedy opera session orContinue reading “Creative digital opportunities for care residents”

Call out for submissions for Arts in Care Digital Programme 2023

In September the 100% Digital Leeds Team will be curating a week long programme of events over digital apps such as Zoom and Teams that carers and staff working in care settings can access for the benefit and entertainment of their care recipients. Taking place from Monday 25 to Friday 29 September, the week willContinue reading “Call out for submissions for Arts in Care Digital Programme 2023”

Arts in care showcase: strengthening partnerships between care settings and creative organisations in Leeds

100% Digital Leeds¬†is hosting an event for activities coordinators and managers working in a care setting showcasing the wealth of arts and culture activities on offer across the city for the benefit of care recipients. Care settings could include: care homes, hospitals, day services, supported living, Recovery Hubs, and hospices. The event will take placeContinue reading “Arts in care showcase: strengthening partnerships between care settings and creative organisations in Leeds”

Partner profile: Ascendance

Ascendance is a Leeds-based charity working in the Dance for Health sector, combining professional work with a community dance company, weekly classes and outreach projects. Ascendance’s mission is to provide exercise, creative and performance opportunities for individuals with neurodisabilities and those over 55, improving physical and mental wellbeing, coordination, balance and social cohesion. Ascendance isContinue reading “Partner profile: Ascendance”

Leeds arts in care homes digital inclusion programme

In September 2022 100% Digital Leeds and the Arts and Culture Digital Inclusion Network curated a week-long programme of free creative workshops aimed at care home residents in celebration of The National Day of Arts in Care Homes, a national event that takes place each year. The programme aims to: 14 arts organisations hosted aContinue reading “Leeds arts in care homes digital inclusion programme”

Partner profile: LEEDS 2023

LEEDS 2023 is run by the Leeds Culture Trust, an independent charity set up in 2019 by Leeds City Council as part of its Culture Strategy and as a response to the cancellation of the UK’s participation in the European Capital of Culture competition. LEEDS 2023’s ambition is to deliver a transformational year of creativeContinue reading “Partner profile: LEEDS 2023”

Arts in Care Homes Day digital arts programme

Arts in Care Homes Day is an annual event championing, promoting, and encouraging arts engagement in care settings and highlighting the health and wellbeing benefits for all involved. In celebration of Arts in Care Homes Day 2022 the Arts and Culture Digital Inclusion Network has developed an engaging programme of creative workshops open to careContinue reading “Arts in Care Homes Day digital arts programme”