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Stay home and keep creative!

We recently distributed art therapy wellness packs which were inspired by the healing qualities of nature .Some busy hands have been making fantastic use of the packs at home.Well done to yo...

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Art Therapy Wellness Packs

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Combating isolation, and promoting connectedness through the use of art making during COVID-19.With much in the world as we know it changing, many of us are staying at home. The government has a...

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Coronavirus and your Wellbeing

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You might be feeling worried about Coronavirus also known as COVID – 19, which is currently causing us all to think more carefully about our actions and how we look after ourselves and one anoth...

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Arts Psychotherapies: Creating a Space for Therapies in the Home Environment.

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We would like to invite you to attend our Arts Psychotherapies presentation in Domiciliary Care Symposium on the 24th of January 2020.The presentation will take place at the Griffin Suite in the ...

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Emergency Support Tips

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Here are some shortcuts to contact 999 / 112 in an emergency using your mobile phone.iPhone iPhone 8 or laterPress and hold the side button and one of the Volume buttons until the Emergency ...

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Little things…

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‘Too often we underestimate the power of touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment , or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life aroun...

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Another Year Older…

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A short poem about aging and contemplating…  By Eve Jones, Art Psychotherapist“The yellow wooley rug, A forgotten mug on the side, The intervals of the birds cheeping Grow longer and ti...

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The Shape of Empathy and Compassion in Care.

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  In this life we share many similarities and common experiences which unite us all. Sometimes expectations and the speed with which we are living warps the way that we relate to one another.  Wh...

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World Mental Health Day

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 World Mental Health Day. We are all different, facing different challenges day by day, living different lives. This can be overwhelming sometimes and we can struggle to be with our emotions w...

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Elderly – Helpful technology around the home

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At Violet Care we think that by making modern technology more accessible to elderly people, we can significantly improve their quality of life. The Future Foundation’s Report, ‘Care Beyond...