Bright Shadow

Bright Shadow

At a glance


  • Arts
  • Health and well being / research and care
  • Local / community
  • Mental health
  • Older people / later life
  • Social care

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Established in 2009, Bright Shadow’s mission is to enable people living with dementia, and those affected by it, to live well and to thrive. We are experts in creative activities designed specifically for people with dementia to enable self-expression, social interaction and active participation. We do this in a number of ways, including our trademark Zest sessions for people living with dementia in the community.

We are passionate about a brighter quality of care, which is invigorating, mood boosting and enhances relationships. We are adamant that life and fun shouldn’t stop once you reach a certain age or receive a diagnosis of dementia. In all of our work we celebrate the here and now, ensuring that people with dementia enjoy a bright today and a bright tomorrow.


We offer:

  • High quality Zest creative sessions in the community for people with dementia and their friends and family.
  • High quality Zest creative sessions in care homes for people with dementia.
  • Training and resources for care, arts and community organisations on creative approaches to supporting people with dementia.
  • Advocacy for more creativity in the care of older people and people living with dementia.

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