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The Fitzwilliam Museum works with community and social care partners to develop projects and programmes for older people, including people living with dementia at home. 


Portals to the World

Since 2011 The Fitzwilliam Museum have worked with community partners Dementia Compass to develop an innovative approach to combatting social isolation for people with dementia and their care partners through an art appreciation course inspired by our collections.


Resources and Publications

Museums Association case study

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Summary of Portals to the World Research:

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See and Be Seen - Engaging with Carers at the Fitzwilliam Museum

Joanna Holland; Edye Hoffmann; Rachel Sinfield

ENGAGE Arts and Healthcare journal