Sharing a blog piece written by Dr Donald Macaskill, CEO of Scottish Care

In this article he explores ‘both the power and critical importance of the arts especially in social care’. Which is obviously something very close to our hearts at bold.

Dr Macaskill reflects ‘The value of the arts comes at points of joy and pain, in silence and in sound, in vibrant colour and melancholic monotone – I have seen people flourish through re-discovering dance whilst living with advanced dementia; recovering from trauma by the power of oil and canvas; shattering their locked in silence by sounds of musical intensity.’

We hope you enjoy reading!