It is an extraordinary artistic residency. For two weeks, Régine, Marthe, Paul* and the others left the Villa d'Épidaure, their retirement home located in the Paris region, for a Breton mansion in the heart of the forest of Brocéliande. Suffering from Alzheimer's disease, they participated in writing, theatre and music workshops, accompanied by an art therapist, musicians and a poet, as well as some of their caregivers.
This unprecedented experience, which took place a year ago, is part of a research project of the LNA Santé group and will give birth in 2025 to a documentary by an independent director. "We have left any institutional framework," says Laure Jouatel, medical director of LNA Santé. This allowed us to assess the impact of the environment on the sleep, quality of life, morale of our residents with Alzheimer's disease, but also on the quality of life at work of professionals. We are not afraid...
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