4th December 2018

Clarinets, maracas and music.

On a recent visit to Royal Edinburgh Hospital our Elderflowers saw a gentleman who is usually quite quiet. Here’s their story: “The gentleman knows us and […]
21st September 2018

A family get-together for Doris

In her 70s, and in the early stages of dementia, Doris gets confused and angry and is particularly fixated on going home to see her family. […]
3rd January 2018

Lucy McGreal, Senior Practitioner, shares advice on caring for people with dementia

Lucy McGreal is one of our Senior Practitioners who is currently working on a new project for the organisation funded by the BUPA UK Foundation. Hearts […]
27th October 2017

Thank you to The Mickel Fund

We were excited to receive more good news this week regarding ongoing funding for Hearts & Minds. The Mickel Fund have generously agreed to give us […]
24th October 2017

Thank you to The Robertson Trust

Hearts & Minds relies on funding and donations from trusts and foundations for a large percentage of the funds required to deliver the Clowndoctor and Elderflower […]
17th October 2017

Special event – Funny Bones & Red Nose Transplants

Hearts & Minds are taking over the Surgeon’s Hall Museum for one night only on 9 November for a special celebration of hospital clowning. In her […]
31st July 2017

Artful Minds Autumn workshops available to book now

Three new Artful Minds workshops have been announced to coincide with the Autumn tour of Curious Shoes. These unique workshops devised and created by Magdalena Schamberger […]
16th June 2017

Magdalena Schamberger to address Cultural, Health & Wellbeing International Conference

Hearts & Minds Artistic Director, Magdalena Schamberger has been selected to deliver a presentation on Monday afternoon at the Culture, Health and Wellbeing International Conference in […]
26th May 2017

Dementia Awareness Week 2017

Dementia Awareness Week in Scotland is 29 May – 3 June and is a chance for everyone to help support organisations like ourselves who work to […]