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The Baring Foundation’s David Cutler explains the magic happening in Wales

 

Wales has been creating magic with older people living in care homes by using the arts as a platform for engagement and meaningful activity. The cARTrefu project has been supported by My Home Life Cymru to provide training for the artists involved.  David Cutler, Director of the Baring Foundation has created a Blog explaining the work that has taken place and why its being further developed in Wales as a key resource for older people.

Click the link below to find out more.

http://baringfoundation.org.uk/blog/welsh-magic-whats-behind-the-magnificent-work-taking-place-in-arts-with-older-people-in-wales/

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