An Interview with Liz Davidson by Steve Hollingsworth (2/14/2019) - Learned disengagement – Liz Davidson – Day care centre manager – Cherry road, Bonnyrigg ‘What you do is provide somebody with something that inspires them enough to be part of it and engage with it and have the curiosity to reach out for more, because if your world is never interesting and always predictable, eventually … Continue reading An Interview with Liz Davidson by Steve Hollingsworth
The Ripple Effect – Report on Impact of the Arts on People with PMLD (11/16/2018) - The Ripple Effect Report by Dundee University evidences innovative and collaborative work between Artlink and Cherry Road, presenting an alternative vision and future for people with profound learning disabilities. The key themes emerging from the data are Art, Relationships, Time and Learning.  Through integrating art into social care, new ways of working are leading to … Continue reading The Ripple Effect – Report on Impact of the Arts on People with PMLD
Slowing Down time Workshop (5/21/2018) - Steve Hollingsworth Slowing Down Time: 9.5.18 Timescapes that suit peoples processing speed Sound is touching at a distance Experiencing time differently 1st Exercise-Erwin Wurm one minute sculptures. All staff to collaborate using the small objects I’ve brought in to create static sculpture of your own bodies balancing or holding some of the objects I’ve brought … Continue reading Slowing Down time Workshop
Creative Carers (5/21/2018) -
The learning disability care sector: hanging by a thread (5/1/2018) - In a guest blog for Nuffield Trust, Jan Tregelles, Chief Executive of Mencap, discusses the issue of payments for ‘sleep-in’ care and says that not reaching an equitable solution on it leaves the sector facing an impossible quandary The first week in November saw fireworks of a different kind for the learning disability sector. After … Continue reading The learning disability care sector: hanging by a thread
Health Improvement Scotland: Artlink/University of Dundee Project, April 2018 (4/26/2018) - Over the last decade key health and social care policies including Statutory Guidance to accompany the Social Care (Self-directed Support) (Scotland) Act 2013 and the Keys to Life 2013 have highlighted the need for practitioners to be more creative. Yet there is little understanding as to how to translate ‘creative’ into social care practice within … Continue reading Health Improvement Scotland: Artlink/University of Dundee Project, April 2018
Lauren Gault (4/18/2018) -
Jennifer Paige Cohen (4/18/2018) -
Adam Putnam (4/18/2018) - We were attracted to Adams work because it presented the sensation of a solid, that could be disappeared or altered by reaching your hand out to alter it.  We have talked about fog and dust; of things that look solid but aren’t;  of cause and effect; of understanding and not understanding; of staring at something … Continue reading Adam Putnam
Matthew Ronay (4/18/2018) - When we first talked, we discussed the idea of being lost in an artwork – the physical experience of being so caught up by the work that you become immersed in it, of not seeing the work, but feeling it, the sensation of it.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s