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Age Friendly Museums Network/British Museum

The Age friendly Museums Network believe that musuems and older people enrich each other. We aim to develop innovative and collaborative opportunities by bringing people together. As well as museum, gallery and arts prfessioanls, the Network includes those from health and social care, the voluntary sector, research professionals. The Network offers free workshops and training, explores and shares good practice and encourages creativity and new initiatives. The Network is commiitted to working in cross sector partnerships.

3 June 2016
Arts, Charity, Local Authorities, Recreation, Research Sector, Social Care, Voluntary Sector

1. Action Plan

1. The National Dementia Declaration lists seven outcomes that the DAA are seeking to achieve for people with dementia and their carers. How would you describe your organisation’s role in delivering better outcomes for people with dementia and their carers?

The Network is committed to developing and sharing expertise and good practice when working with older audiences in museums and galleries across the UK.

2. What are the challenges to delivering these outcomes from the perspective of your organisation?

Lack of research based on outcomes following reminiscence work and dementia in museums. Need for clear and agreed methodologies based on evidence. 


2. Actions