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Reflections on Creativity
  1. Nigel Hartley, Director
  1. Creative Living Centre, St Christopher’s Hospice, London

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Hgospice day units have traditionally made use of the creative arts as part of the service they provide. Such services may be delivered by a range of people including volunteers, healthcare assistants or people paid to deliver such sessions, i.e. arts therapists and community artists. Providing such services in hospice day centres may be problematic because of the issue of equity of access. People who are physically unable to attend the day centre cannot access its services.

The number of people coming to the end of their lives in care homes continues to grow. Some hospices are …

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