Dementia: attitudes, knowledge and experience

This page outlines ARK projects and resources relating to dementia.

Survey research

The Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey included questions on attitudes and knowledge of dementia in 2010 and 2014.

Dementia in the minds of characters and readers

This research project started in May 2020, and explores the potential of fiction featuring characters with dementia to improve awareness of and empathy towards people living with the condition.

Arts-based programmes for people with dementia

The Arts for Dementia in North America; Learning from Practice is Amy Veale’s report of her 2015 Winston Churchill fellowship.

Evaluating arts-based programmes for people with dementia, and their impact on wellbeing is a discussion paper by Paula Devine and Katrina Lloyd.