Maggie Hitchman, artist and service user, offers an inspiring account of her experiences as a volunteer and artist‐in‐residence at her local psychiatric inpatient hospital in Gloucestershire. Using her creative skills as an artist, Maggie was involved in a number of art projects within the occupational therapy department, developed in partnership with service users and staff, which aimed to promote hope, recovery and social inclusion.
Hitchman, M. (2010), "Volunteering within acute care settings ‐ its role in promoting hope, recovery and social inclusion", Mental Health and Social Inclusion, Vol. 14 No. 2, pp. 24-27. https://doi.org/10.5042/mhsi.2010.0239Download as .RIS
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