Arts for Health Comes to Riverside Ward, Newholme Hospital

A  wonderful statement by the staff of the Riverside Ward about their experiences of working with the Fortuitous Novelties to be featured in their local press…

Specially-commissioned art pieces presented to Riverside Ward, Newholme Hospital

http://www.thisisderbyshire.co.uk/news/Seed-pod-sculptures-help-dementia-patients-grow-confidence/article-2847623-detail/article.html

Arts and crafts has always been central to therapy on Riverside’s older people mental health ward.  Therefore the occupational therapy team, who look after patients with dementia at the Bakewell Hospital, had no hesitation in seizing the opportunity to work with Darren Browett, an artist from Manchester University. Continue reading