grants issued

Academy ENCOUNTER #8

Joost van Wijmen

€ 10.000

Stichting Encounter, in partnership with residential care facility Vitalis, will arrange meetings between elderly people and their environment, consisting of care home residents, volunteers and care professionals. The meetings will revolve around the theme of the changing body. It is Van Wijmen's intention to both increase the elderly's social network and their autonomy by bridging the gap between the different generations and to position the elderly as experts in the area of change. Interactive assignments will be used during these meetings. The results of the assignments and talks will be shown in exhibitions at the care centres involved. The applicant will also organise reflection meetings.