ACHWS is a network providing information and support for anyone working across arts and culture, health and wellbeing in Scotland.
Creative Scotland met with Robbie McGhee, Chair of ACHWS and Associate Director, Art in Hospital, and Claire Stevens, Secretary of ACHWS and Chief Executive, Voluntary Health Scotland to find out more. Read the article here.
Getting it right (for) with older people: a human right of creativity.
Dr Donald Macaskill, CEO of Scottish Care talks about cultural rights as a human right, and calls for an end to age discrimination – an inspiring and powerful call for urgent collective action to resource the arts and culture for older people.
“Art is about the flourishing of humanity and the fulfillment of personhood.” – Donald Macaskill
Donald gave this presentation as part of “With Age, Art and Life Become One” The role of culture in the health & wellbeing of older people, an online ACHWS event held on 19th May 2021.
You can read Donald’s article in full in his blog for Scottish Care: “A human right to creativity”.