The art of health success
TACKLING mental health issues with art classes has scooped Bedfordshire health bosses a national award.
The South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (SEPT) was honoured at the Bedfordshire and Luton Adult Learner Awards this month.
As part of a pilot project, SEPT staff worked with other services to explore expressive arts and crafts for clients recovering from mental ill health.
One learner has now progressed on to a mainstream course leading to a City & Guilds Creative Techniques qualification.