Anna O’Kane

Posted on: August 5th, 2010

Dementia Friendly Artist in Residence

Anna studied at the Art College at Ulster University and has a BA in Jewellery and Silversmithing and a postgraduate diploma in Art and Design. Anna has over 30 years’ experience working as a Community Artist. Her work with Engage with Age includes working as Artist on the Ulster University TESA DRI research programme, developing Art and Dementia training methodologies, facilitating dementia art workshops for the Festival of Windows in 2021 and 2022, and working as Dementia Friendly Artist in Residence from December 2022.

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Engage with Age can accept referrals of individual older people aged 50+ who are at risk of loneliness and social isolation, inviting them to participate in group activities. Engage with Age offers one-to-one telephone befriending support for individual older people but does not currently provide in person visits to individual older people. To make a referral please complete the on-line Referral Form and submit or alternatively please print off a copy of the PDF Referral Form and send it to us. See also the Referral Criteria for details of who can be referred.

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