Category: Discussion

Evaluate: Dementia Selfie

Artefact Evaluation: Moyra Jones – Dementia Selfie Timing: 15 Minutes Mode: In-class; Online An adaptation of an exercise that Moyra Jones used in her 1990s workshop, this learning activity helps participants situate themselves in the position of a person with dementia. Have students either draw a self-portrait with their non-dominant hand or take a photo …

Evaluation: Place Discussion

Artefact Evaluation: Place at PARC – Slideshow Discussion Timing: 15 Minutes Mode: In-Class; Online PARC considers everyone and anyone who enters its doors to be a member, and in so doing fosters a sense of member-identity rather than a mental health client or service user-identity. Using the Hanging Out at PARC Slideshow, teachers and learners …

Artefacts: Place Self-Guided

Artefacts: Place at PARC – Self Guided Learning Timing: 30 Minutes Mode: In-class; Online “Hanging out” at PARC means something different every day. Whether members chose to play a game of pool, indulge in bingo, come together for movie night, or participate in sing-alongs, drumming circles or dances, PARC provides a space for both casual …

Artefacts: Food Self-Guided

Artefacts: Food at PARC – Self Guided Learning Timing: 15 Minutes Mode: In-class; Online Hunger and lack of good food are a daily reality for many PARC members, for few have access to cooking facilities at home and many cannot buy a month’s groceries on limited disability payments.  So it is no surprise that food …

Artefacts: Art – Self-Guided

Artefacts: Art at PARC – Self Guided Learning Timing: 30 Minutes Mode: In-class; Online Hanging on the walls of the Drop-In is art created by PARC members, past and present.  Formal art groups have existed at PARC since the 1990s, but we know that art in various forms was produced at PARC since the very …