Art in Healthcare purpose and values

We've considered carefully what really inspires and motivates us and that's to make a lasting difference to health improvement for individuals and communities in Scotland. Specifically, by enabling accessibility to visual art to improve and humanise the healthcare environment, will we work towards achieving our overall purpose. Our work is founded upon our competencies in project management, advocacy for art benefits to health, developing and sustaining relationships, and defining and implementing our ambitious art policy.

Our values, which are integral to how our staff, volunteers, board and trustees work each day, inform our choices and actions.

Our values

  • PEOPLE - We value putting the person at the centre of their own health and wellbeing
  • IMPACT - We value the positive health and wellbeing impact of the visual arts
  • HUMANISING - We value the humanising of healthcare environments
  • ARTISTS - We value artists, their ideas and their ambitions
  • QUALITY - We value quality, innovation and professionalism

Our strategic goals

  • To use visual art to improve and humanise the healthcare environment
  • To promote health improvement due to engagement with visual art for individuals and communities
  • To foster and sustain productive relationships with key partners in the NHS, community health sector, arts sector and wider community
  • To build the capacity of the organisation in order to increase the scale and scope of its positive impact

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Call us today to discuss working together on 0131 555 7638 or you can email us admin@artinhealthcare.org.uk. Alternatively you can use our contact form by clicking on the button below.

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