Exploring how visual arts programmes can empower people from the onset of dementia symptoms
Professor Martin Orrell, Director of the Institute of Mental Health at the University of Nottingham, chairs a debate between leaders in social prescribing, culture health and wellbeing, with a particular focus on referral to visual arts programmes. This webinar will explore how people can be empowered from the onset of potential dementia symptoms through visual arts activity, preserving their brain health to override isolating fears.
If you work in the arts for health sector, are responsible for visual arts programmes or research, or are a GP or social prescriber or for anyone interested in visual arts programmes for brain health, join us for this free webinar on Tuesday 5 April 2022 at 10-11.15 am.
CHAIR: Professor Martin Orrell, Director, Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham
- Professor Semir Zeki, Professor of Neuroaesthetics, University College London
- Professor Helen Chatterjee, Professor of Biology, Genetics, Evolution and Environment Division of Biosciences, University College London
- Sue Mackay, Culture Health and Wellbeing Alliance regional champion, Thackray Museum of Medicine, Leeds
- Ruth Salthouse, Localities Manager, Linking Leeds
- Pam Charles, Leeds Black Elders Association
- Jessica Santer, Art by Post, Southbank Centre
- Holly Power, Communities Learning Producer, The Wallace Collection
- Kate Mason, Director, The Big Draw
- Sian Brand, Social Prescribing Regional Learning Coordinator
- Hamaad Khan, NHS Social Prescribing Champion Scheme, Development Support Officer, Global Social Prescribing Alliance
- Veronica Franklin Gould (VeronicArts and A4D)