Cheshire West and Cheshire Council
Day Services for People with Learning Disabilities
Between 2004 and 2011 I ran a series of projects developing staff capacity to offer arts-based activities to service users and finding new ways to promote service users’ integration into local communities.
Banner made for Did you Listen? 2004
Carry on Listening 2006
Aspirations of participants in Day Centres for adults with moderate learning disabilities were expressed in artworks including posters and banners displayed at two user-led conferences developed through a partnership between Cheshire Arts and Health Authority.
Sound and Space, 2008
In 2008 I worked with sound artist Andrew H and Day Centre staff to build flexible multisensory environments for service users. On subsequent visits I helped develop other creative ways of working including these large scale cyanotype prints…
Working in Cheshire was a hugely rewarding experience and I got to know a lot of lovely people.