Felt bag created by young person with carer from Harewood Hill Lodge

Felt bag created by young person with carer from Harewood Hill Lodge

Harewood Hill Lodge: A Creative Care Home

Join us for Creative Care Home: A Story on Thursday 25th October 2018, 10am - 2pm at Business Central in Darlington to hear from children, young people and staff from Harewood Hill Lodge about becoming a Creative Care Home. Please follow the Eventbrite link to register https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/creative-care-home-a-story-tickets-50774138816

Over the past 10 months, children, young people, and their carers from Harewood Hill Lodge have taken part  in, and experienced, a huge range of arts and cultural activities together; working with professional artists, visiting arts and cultural venues, and participating in activities within the home. They have also been having a fantastic time doing Arts Award, supported by staff, who have all been trained as Arts Award Advisers.

“The children have had the opportunity to develop creatively and be critical of themselves as artists.  They have been able to set themselves challenges, explore the arts and share their achievements and while doing this they have gained a recognised qualification.” (Dawn Burnip, Manager).

Harewood Hill Lodge is a short break service for children and young people with physical and learning disabilities, managed by Darlington Borough Council.

We are extremely grateful to County Durham and Darlington NHS Health Improvement Fund, managed by the County Durham Community Foundation, who, along with Darlington Borough Council, have made this project possible.

 

Project Partners
Darlington Borough Council

Project Funders
County Durham and Darlington NHS Health Improvement Fund, managed by the County Durham Community Foundation

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