Grant application packages must show that nursing homes are interested in the programs to be provided. There are no guarantees that a grant will be awarded for 100 nursing homes across South Carolina, but we're hopeful.  Thank you for showing your support for this art-based initiative.

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Project Objectives
  • Help preserve dignity, self-expression and enhanced quality of life for Nursing Home residents

  • Reduce agitation, negative behaviors, symptoms of anxiety and depression

  • Provide opportunity to stimulate the brain and reduce negative impact of isolation

  • Improve cognitive function, communication, positive interactions, autonomy, and well-being

  • Reduce antipsychotic drug use

  • Develop staff appreciation of the value of arts-based interventions

  • Equip caregivers with alternative tools to meet needs and reduce caregiver burden by enhancing relationships, facilitating care, and reducing stress

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