This year for Mental Health Awareness Week, Cardiff & Vale Arts for Health and Wellbeing would like to highlight the fantastic work of the Mental Health Matters Wales team for their sessions at St David’s Hospital.
Artist and Illustrator Amy Jackson is looking for NHS staff who would like their portrait drawn as part of an ongoing project. The portrait will be free of charge and the recipient will also receive a print of the finished portrait. A second print of your portrait will take part in Amy’s upcoming exhibition in the Plaza Exhibition Space at University Hospital Llandough from 29th June – 8th August 2021.
During the past twelve months, the Arts for Health and Wellbeing team, health and Wellbeing team who provide and support creative collaborations at Cardiff and Vale University Health Board are pleased have been able to continue to co-produce positive creative partnerships and collaborations to enhance the experiences for patients, staff and communities during the Covid-19 … Continue reading Positive Creative Partnerships Developed During the Pandemic
Photographer Conor Elliott, from Penarth is looking to inject a fresh approach to the support for the NHS and other key workers. Last year the rainbow proved a very successful way to show support and appreciation for the NHS. Now he feels that it is as important as ever to continue that support. He is therefore asking the community to display in their windows a new symbol: a butterfly.
Robin Rees is a master’s student at the University of South Wales Studying ‘Arts Practice: Arts, Health & Wellbeing’. As part of the course, Robin is aiming to enable meaningful creative activity between individuals with a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s and/or dementia, and their primary carers, and identify barriers that could be preventing this. To decide … Continue reading Participants Needed for Project Exploring Meaningful Creative Activity in Mild to Moderate Dementia Care
This year, writer and facilitator, Kerry Steed, ran the unique project ‘Unlocking the Poetry, Sharing Stories’ which transformed the personal stories from the health board staff working through the COVID 19 crisis into poetry.
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board and Hijinx are launching a new series of training videos online to help train health and social care staff to effectively communicate with, appropriately care for, and support people with learning disabilities and/or autism.
Cardiff & Vale Arts and Health Charity are delighted to welcome Arts & Business Cymru Intern Bex Betton to the team. Bex, who will be starting with the team in early November for 10 months, has a strong background in fundraising, events and the Arts which have been developed from working within the Welsh Arts … Continue reading Cardiff & Vale Arts and Health Charity hosts Arts & Business Cymru Intern