Hobbies – Mental Health Workshop

Organisation : NHS Lothian, HMP Edinburgh
Grant Amount : £ 1,000

Hobbies Mental Health Workshop aims to offer stimulation and occupation within a safe environment for patients with a variety of health care needs ie – Mental health difficulties, learning difficulties and physical impairment. This patient group can often find main stream work sheds frightening and intimidating which can often lead to social isolation/withdrawal. This work shop will help to keep patients occupied, stimulated and distracted through a variety of Arts and Crafts ie – Pen making, Jigsaw puzzles, Matchstick models, Wood work, Scraper foils and painting etc.