Creativity in Older Age Westmeath

The Westmeath Arts Office is partnering with nursing homes across the county for the Creativity in Older Age Scheme to deliver a rich and varied large-scale series of music performances across residential care settings this winter.

Westmeath Arts Office have developed significant supports in engagement with nursing homes and other wellness settings (including Direct Provision centres, and medical facilities) across the County. These have been developed through the support of Creative Ireland (Festival in a Van) and Local Live Performance Programme Scheme.

As part of the Creativity in Older Age Scheme in Westmeath, musicians Dylan Neeson, Liz Fletcher and Frank Byrne will travel across the rural county to bring musical performances to residential settings.

Facilities invited to participate in the scheme include;

Killucan Raharney Golden Years
Roselodge Nursing Home
St. Camillus Nursing Home
Women’s Group Kinnegad
Delvin Friendship
Cluain Lir Community Nursing Unit
H.S.E. Aishling Community Residence
H.S.E. Cluain Lir
H.S.E. St. Ednas
Newbrook Lodge Nursing Home
Portiuncla Nursing Home
Moate Nursing Home
Temple Accommodation Centre
Castledaly L and G
Mount Temple Active Retirement
Rosemount Streamstown
Tyrrellspass Active Retirement
Bethany House
Milltownpass Social Morning
Rochfortbridge 08 Club
St Mary’s Active Retirement
St. Peters – Athlone
Athlone Accommodation Centre
H.S.E. Glenavon Community Residence
Retreat Nursing Home
Sona Nursing Home Cloughanboy
Stella Maris Nursing Home
Ballymore Active Retirement
Abbey Road

The aim of this Scheme is to create meaningful performance opportunities in Residential and Care facilities for our Older citizens in Westmeath, regardless of where they are located.