Tagged with mental health

Opportunity: Artists call out – Fresh Art@, Bath

Fresh Art@, is a partnership project supported by Creativity Works, Avon & Wiltshire NHS Mental Health Partnership Trust (AWP), The Holburne Museum, No1 Royal Crescent, The American Museum in Britain and Virgin Care, which creates new artwork to enliven NHS communities, created by people with experience of mental health, enabling them to explore, develop and … Continue reading

Resource: Arts and Health guides and toolkits

The online Repository for Arts & Health Resources has some useful Guides, Booklets and Toolkits for use by a range of professionals involved in Arts and Health practice. These include: Singing for Health:Tips and Tactics Singing and People with COPD Singing and People with Dementia Singing and People with Parkinson’s Singing and Mental Health Dancing … Continue reading

Funding: The Masonic Charitable Foundation – community support grants

The Masonic Charitable Foundation’s Community Support Grants Scheme has grants available to registered charities for projects that: Prevent or alleviate financial hardship and its effects Improve the lives of those affected by poor physical and/or mental health and wellbeing Provide educational and employment opportunities for disadvantaged children and young people Tackle social exclusion and disadvantage. … Continue reading

Training: Clowning and Dementia Training Part 1

The Original Spinners are delighted to be hosting Clown in Dementia training led by international clown and trainer Angela Halvorsen Bogo. This 2-day course will introduce the basics of clowning as a means to connect sensitively with people with dementia in residential homes. We will explore key qualities and approaches of presence, physical and vocal … Continue reading