Become a Creative Community of Care

Ideal for any organization serving older adults

Our CCC training teaches your staff to infuse creativity into everyday care relationships and programming.  Our evidence-based approach ensures that your programming is meaningful and joyful.  Our online interface is easy to use for staff and volunteers alike and our support team is here to guide you through it. 

Organizational training is $3500 per facility/organization and includes: 

 

Consulting with a Master Trainer

Certifying 6 staff members in our evidence-based engagement techniques

Certifying an In-House trainer to ensure sustainability

Mapping the Creative Assets of your community

Learning to partner with arts and educational orgs

Creating a community-building celebration plan

Evaluating and tracking your progress

Easy-to-use online interface to manage your organization's training

Interested in learning more? Contact us.

Network Spotlight

Featured Organization

St Ann's Intergenerational Center

Milwaukee, WI

Working with Master Trainer Elaine Maly, St. Ann's adult day program staff and elders are exploring the Beautiful Question - "if you could have a super power, what would it be?" 

But they are taking it 10 steps further to create full stories around those super heros. They are collaborating with artist Emma Daisy to create comic books that will be shared in a public celebration. 

Products

Creative Care by Anne Basting

TimeSlips Founder and MacArthur Genius Grant recipient, Anne Basting, pioneers a radical change in how we interact with older loved ones, especially those experiencing dementia, as she introduces a proven method that uses the creative arts to bring light and joy to the lives of elders. Order now! 

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FAQs
How does my Organization get trained?
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Just click on Org Training in Services (or here). We offer fully online or in-person training. 


The training elements include:
  • Creative engagement techniques
  • Creative community building techniques
  • Engaging families, staff and volunteers
  • Planning a celebration event 
  • Creative Asset Mapping 
  • Documentation and Evaluation
  • I’m a Certified Facilitator. What does that mean I can do?
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    Certification assures you that you have successfully transitioned from training to practice, and enables you to facilitate storytelling circles and call them TimeSlips sessions. Certified Facilitators can “model” Time Slips for others, but they can not “certify” others. That is reserved for people trained as In-House Trainers and Master Trainers.

    Do I have to take the Online Training to use the Creativity Center?
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    As part of our mission to make creative engagement available to all, our Creativity Center is free to use without training. We think the training will be enormously helpful - but it’s not required.

    testimonials

    What people are saying about us!

    The biggest high point for me is, I have one resident that doesn't come out of her room much, so I do a room visit with her and when I visit she will ask me if I brought a story picture. Storytelling has helped bring her out of her shell, and it's something that she enjoys.

    - Joyce W.; Activity Director, Ladysmith Care & Rehabilitation, Ladysmith, WI

    Oh my goodness - the JOY and DELIGHT of the whole shared creative process is so uplifting - who can stop smiling? It affects everyone and ripples out.  

    - Victoria Orlando, Certified Facilitator, Bridgewater, NJ

    One of the participants proudly stated ‘I can’t remember, but here I can imagine’, which I found an incredibly moving testament to the power of this programme.

    - Laura Menzies, Certified Facilitator, Falmouth, England

    Having a master trainer to work directly with has been a real gift.

    - Holly Osborne, Certified Facilitator, Fairview Park, OH
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