The Arts at the HeART of Wellbeing

Participants worked with artists in group session, residential homes, independent living schemes and one to one sessions in their own homes.

Research shows that being involved in arts projects:-

• Enhances feelings of well-being
• Increases interest in other people
• Boosts confidence
• Improves social interaction
• Teaches new skills
• Re-ignites interest in old skills
• Helps reduce feelings of boredom, loneliness and depression