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MEMORIA puts the reality of living with dementia in the spotlight.

Members of Cardiff and Vale UHB Board, ahead of the September Board meeting, as well as staff from multiple teams including the Younger Onset Dementia team and the Mental Health Services for Older People team, were witness to a very special one-off performance of the play MEMORIA. MEMORIA is produced by a theatre company and … Continue reading MEMORIA puts the reality of living with dementia in the spotlight.

Featured Artist: Catherine Lewis

Catherine Lewis is a visual artist who specialises in textiles but also works with a wide range of media and techniques. According to Catherine, her work “is driven by a passion: to create without burden, to add to the existing but often unseen, to represent the forgotten or undervalued; traditional skills and lapsed thoughts, how … Continue reading Featured Artist: Catherine Lewis

The History of the Arts, Health, and Wellbeing

For those in hospital, including staff and visitors as well as patients, the arts can offer a powerful positive contribution to health and wellbeing. According to the charity, The King’s Fund, the combined history of art and healthcare began over 600 years ago, in the 14th Century. At that time, healthcare was very closely aligned … Continue reading The History of the Arts, Health, and Wellbeing