Short creative courses for carers (age 18+) living in Sandwell. Short creative courses for older people (65+) with mental health needs, people with dementia at any age and carers in need of support to maintain and improve well being.
Self referral, referral from a friend or relative or from a professional working in health and social care. Contact STAA to refer.
Specific ethnic group?
Summary of services
Creative courses take place in a person's home with one of STAA's artists visiting to facilitate. Courses increase people's confidence, maintain well being, give people the chance to learn something new or reconnect with forgotten hobbies. Opportunities for pleasure and enjoyment.
When are the services run?
Various week days as required.
STAA is a specialist charity, a professional arts organisation providing access to the arts as we believe creative interventions improve people’s health and well-being. STAA facilitates projects for carers, people with mental health needs and people with dementia to improve people’s quality of life and live well.
Carers service is currently free of charge. Charges apply for other services for individuals with mental health needs/dementia, and for groups.
Cost of service
Carers service currently free of charge. Sessions for groups and individuals approx £60 per two hour session.
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