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Drama workshops

The introduction of drama workshops within the Trust’s forensic service at Newton Lodge in Wakefield has helped people on the Chippendale ward to express themselves through a new activity.

The workshops are planned by staff who work with service users every day – so they can tailor the focus of each workshop to address particular needs or interests of those taking part. ┬áThis also enables topics to be presented or discussed to service users in a new, creative way. The hands-on approach through which the workshops are delivered has also been shown to suit service users with learning disabilities needs in a more appropriate way.

The learning developed from running the workshops will be utilised to ensure future activities can also achieve the successful outcomes that this group has achieved so far.

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Creative Minds is a registered charity in England and Wales number: 1055931-13. Registered office: Fieldhead Hospital, Ouchthorpe Lane, Wakefield, WF1 3SP