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A glimpse into the benefits and joy music therapy can bring. Two short films with seven year old Thomas and his music therapist Janet McLachlan.
Personal growth and development should be nurtured and encouraged throughout a person’s life, right until the final months of living. The Connect Group at Victoria Hospice, Kirkcaldy, does this with kindness, laughter and light.
High Hopes is a song written and recorded by Billy Agnew based on his experience at St Columba’s Hospice.
Tracing Autonomy is for practitioners working within healthcare, and arts and healthcare settings. It offers a reflective holistic framework for thinking about how we interact and relate to others.
‘When Words Aren’t Enough’; a group programme focussing on visual art and creative group activities to support young people who have experienced significant loss, grief or change.
Your next mission if you are prepared to accept it! DOODLE on anything with anything…
‘Online Therapy?’ by Anonymous, Music Therapist (A soundscape for our time)
This song was written in 2019 by ‘The Victoria Rockers’; a group of primary school children who participated in a collaborative song-writing project together with patients from St Columba’s Hospice Care and with Fischy Music.
During his stay at St Columba’s Hospice, Andy wrote this song together with the nurses on the ward and Giorgos, the music therapist. The lyrics convey creatively our current covid reality and staff’s hard work to keep patients and families covid-free while ‘smiling through our PPE’
The Art Lab at St Columba’s Hospice Care focussing on participation, experimentation, conversation, playfulness and happy accidents.
‘It’s been years in the making, the dream of one man, from its humble beginnings, a red deer in this land…’
The Art Room, Creative Arts Service at The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice. ‘The art room offers a small but significant space for restoring reciprocity…’
With what has become an increasingly poignant theme of seeing the world through a window, See-View invited hospice patients, staff and visitors to stare out the window and use a pencil and paper to enhance their looking and thinking.
Arts and crafts by the community, inspired by patient feedback, were embraced by patients and their families and carers
“To draw you must close your eyes and sing!” Pablo Picasso …the focus is on discovering or rediscovering the joy of creativity.
Six hospice patients allow us into tender, vulnerable and funny moments of their lives – by singing. A film by Amy Hardie, with a score by Mark Orton.