The Arts for Health and Wellbeing Team really appreciates any support you can give to allow us to continue to provide our patients and Health Board Staff with creative experiences, opportunities and environments through a range of arts mediums.
Paintings and poetry can be food for the soul and help people cope with challenging times and mental health issues through visual stimulus. Cardiff & Vale Health Charity has been working alongside the National Museum Wales – Amgueddfa Cymru to enhance healthcare settings with paintings and poetry, to benefit the wellbeing of staff, patients and … Continue reading Poetry and paintings to brighten dark days
The Creative Cuppa has launched to celebrate the amazing work of Cardiff and Vale University Health Board staff and to raise funds to continue to support them with creative opportunities, experiences and environments in the workplace. The event encourages supporters to improve wellbeing by taking the time to be creative, enjoying a cuppa together, whilst … Continue reading Creative Cuppa 2021
This week is Action for Brain Injury Week, and we are delighted to share a collection of poems written by Trevor Plenty, a former brain injury patient at Rookwood Hospital. Trevor’s poems documenting his journey from his youth in the Royal Air Force (RAF) through to his accident and recovery, whilst capturing his positive attitude throughout.
We are delighted to have on display a series of paintings, both on canvas and wood, by local artist, Rita Patel. During September 2020, Rita’s artwork was a wonderful addition to our ‘With Thanks’ exhibition at the Hearth Gallery, our first exhibition back open since March 2020 that celebrated the wonderful work and effort of … Continue reading Rita Patel – Exhibition at University Hospital Llandough
Cardiff & Vale Health Charity was pleased to support Headway with a bid for art and drama workshops for patients with an acquired brain injury through the Glamorgan Voluntary Services (GVS) Third Sector Grants and Cardiff Third Sector Council Funds (C3CS). Headway were awarded funds for printing, art materials, fourteen art workshops, five drama workshops … Continue reading Art and drama workshops inspire patients with an acquired brain injury thanks to Health Charity funding
Cardiff and Vale Arts for Health and Wellbeing programme has received a kind donation of art from local Artist Mary Dewey.
Cardiff and Vale Arts for Health and Wellbeing programme is delighted to commission Artist Adele Pask to create artwork as a response to the Black Lives Matter Movement and as part of Cardiff and Vale University Health Board’s Inclusion Agenda. This artwork has been supported by Cardiff & Vale Health Charity and NHS Charities Together … Continue reading Adele Pask – Artwork in Response to the Black Lives Matter Movement
We are delighted to introduce our new Exhibition at University Hospital Llandough, Facing up to Dementia by NHS staff member and Artist, Joanna Waring.
Cardiff and Vale Health Charity and Arts for Health and Wellbeing Programme are proud to show their support and give heartfelt thanks to the Nurses and Nursing support staff throughout Cardiff and Vale University Health Board on International Nurses Day. International Nurses Day is celebrated each year on 12 May to mark the anniversary of … Continue reading Proudly supporting our Nurses on International Nurses Day