We know that creativity can change lives for the better and our aim in conducting the survey was to understand how the creative arts are being used, and the impact this type of work can have for people supported by services and for staff. As such, the purpose of the work was to capture some of the experiential knowledge held by professionals working in this area, to share this knowledge more widely across the sector and to provide inspiration to others.
Information on the arts activities at the centre with stories from people who take part in painting, photography and dancing.
Published in Iriss.fm on 31 Jan 2018
Published in Iriss.fm on 9 Oct 2017
Wesley Greer talks to Michael McEwan of Able Radio about his life from school through the highs and lows of breaking into performing arts.
Published in Iriss.fm on 19 Jan 2016
Michael McEwan talks to Communication Officer Graeme Thomson about the kinds of support offered and Support Worker Grant Hendry about arts and outdoor activities.
Published in Iriss.fm on 21 Aug 2015
Celebration of the LGBT Age Capacity Building Project, including powerful and moving poetry performances from volunteers involved.
Published in Iriss.fm on 2 Jul 2015
Lecture that explores the creative process of re-storying, using songs written about, by and with prisoners as resources and illustrations.
Published in Iriss.fm on 18 Nov 2014
Coverage of the launch of Write to Recovery, a website to support people affected by mental health problems.
Published in Iriss.fm on 20 Jun 2014
Jim Thomas gives an overview of research to explore the role of arts in delivering social care outcomes.
Published in Iriss.fm on 27 May 2014
Published in Reports on 2 May 2014
Published in Reports on 24 Apr 2014