Black History Month

October is Black History Month in the UK. Whilst all our activities must consider the diverse needs and interests of our residents and staff. October provides us with an opportunity […]

NAPA Bake Off

Are you watching The Great British Bake Off we are asking our NAPA Members, supporters and members of the public to host a bake-off or bake sale in aid of […]

World Mental Health Day

In recognition of Mental Health Day, NAPA is focusing on the importance of conversation. 225,000 older people in the UK often go a whole week without speaking to anyone. At […]

Care to be Creative


National Day of Arts in Care Homes Day

Arts in Care Homes website is designed to be used as a user-friendly resource to help anyone (including staff, artists, volunteers or relatives) wanting to organise arts activities in care […]

Reflections on 20 years working in Activity Provision

Rewriting our Induction Guide recently gave me the chance to review what’s changed in the 20 years since NAPA was registered as a charity. It is a mixed bag. In […]