What is the Arts for Health Partnership all about?
It’s about integrating art into the culture of care.
This animation explains how it all came together and how it is sustained.
Arts for Health Partnership, West Cork commissioned an animation to creatively document the programme and demonstrate the Inter-agency partnership model.
This animation created by Jane Lee with support from David Gannell playfully describes how the structure of the inter-agency partnership works to support a dynamic and meaningful programme with over 400 participants from 11 healthcare settings across West Cork.
Jane Lee is a Cork based animation director whose short films Revelations (ShortShorts), Bare (Frameworks) and The Demon Within, were screened to warm acclaim at a multitude of recognised international film festivals. Voice over is by Jackie O’Callaghan, the music is written and performed by Liz Clark and sound is by Neil Hurley
The production of the animated film was coordinated by West Cork Arts Centre and funded by Cork Arts and Health Programme and was launched on Tuesday 10 December at Clonakilty Hospital alongside a three year strategy for the programme with guest speakers Gabrielle O’Keefe, General Manager, HSE Cork and Ann O’Connor, Arts and Health Advisor to the Arts Council.
Arts for Health is a partnership programme based in West Cork, implementing a managed arts programme for older people in healthcare settings. It takes place in five Community Hospitals, five Day Care Centres and Bantry General Hospital Care of the Elderly Unit. The partners are West Cork Arts Centre, Cork County Council, West Cork VEC and the HSE. The HSE is represented through the Cork Arts + Health Programme, the Health Promotion Department, the Nursing Directors of Community Hospitals and the Day Care Centres, West Cork.