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Art in Care Settings – missing the mark?

By | 2018-08-10T03:21:40+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Blog Entry|

Art in Care Settings may be missing the mark. Do you know how? Who is the art you have on display in your care setting business, designed to please? Does it serve a purpose beyond basic viewing pleasure? It is now more common, widely accepted and acknowledged, that visual art in care settings, is beneficial to [...]

Virtual Reality in care – another tool

By | 2018-07-30T00:26:47+00:00 July 25th, 2018|Blog Entry|

Virtual Reality - the future that is already on our doorstep. How can VR make a difference to the patient experience? The benefits VR will bring to some care settings are phenomenal. Whilst there are (currently) limitations to its uses for patients (predominantly around short term or intermittan use),  yet agin, we witness that the impact [...]

Easing the mind of people in care settings – a Visual Imagery Survey

By | 2018-07-21T02:51:20+00:00 July 3rd, 2018|Blog Entry|

Brett shared his story during a survey he was taking for me. “The nurses did a fantastic job in looking after us but the environment let us down” - “Sitting in those chairs with nothing but one TV to look at between us all - It was a horrible experience.” Brett is not alone. Talking with [...]

Easing the mind of people in care settings – Where to next?

By | 2018-07-21T02:04:41+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|

We are very fortunate with the quality of clinical treatment facilities and services here in Australia. Treatment of any sort is widely acknowledged as one of the more stressful times of life and those treatments are focussed on the direct approach relative to the symptoms. There is growing support and evidence, that modern treatment needs to [...]

Hospitals Are Giving Artwork a Higher Priority

By | 2018-07-21T02:18:55+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Blog Entry|

Hospitals are turning to art as part of a broader push to create a healing environment as studies show that visual art can help reduce stress for patients and increase satisfaction with care. Dr. Iva Fattorini and Jennifer Finkel, who are both involved with art at the Cleveland Clinic, discuss on Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero. [...]

Easing the Mind of People in Care Settings

By | 2018-07-05T04:46:09+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Blog Entry|

In care settings the world over, people put their well-being in the hands of others, often exposing themselves to vulnerability and distress. In recent times, many care settings have embraced visual art into their environments, usually with a view to improving the general aesthetics of that space. There is currently, limited evidence to support more purposeful [...]

Hospitals are Giving Artwork a Higher Priority

By | 2018-07-21T02:47:51+00:00 June 21st, 2018|Blog Entry|

Hospitals are turning to art as part of a broader push to create a healing environment as studies show that visual art can help reduce stress for patients and increase satisfaction with care. Dr. Iva Fattorini and Jennifer Finkel, who are both involved with art at the Cleveland Clinic, discuss on Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero. [...]

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