Tag Archives: Mental Health

The strangest loss…

Almost everyone who lives to maturity experiences the loss of a loved one, be they partner, relative or friend. I have known the loss of parents, grandparents, close family and friends – enough to feel the keenest of empathy for … Continue reading

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Dive-an-Izoo – the lost stanzas – 59 and 60

59 The eldest girl has brought to life two offspring with no father And does she set a role model for these two mites? Yes! Rather! They know the Anglo Saxon terms for sexual reproduction But cannot grasp their ABC … Continue reading

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Lack of Trust . . . and Life Changing events . . .

Well, my friends, I am no longer employed by the NHS.  Redundancy was not unexpected since the post of Healing Arts Manager, at least on paper, is considered a luxury.  Erroneously. In practice, my days were pretty full-on working in … Continue reading

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Art in the new Guildford Mental Health Hospital

As Healing Arts Manager for Surrey and Borders I work with the Property Development Team to provide healing environments. As Art Co-ordinator for the new mental health hospital planned for Farnham Road in Guildford I have recently been engaged in … Continue reading

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Healing Environments for Mental Health

A significant part of my work has been in devising a design strategy for healing environments in Mental Health. The bedroom colour strategy can be found at Surrey and Borders website here

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