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About Us

The Centre For Creative Health (CCH) aims to improve the quality and experience of healthcare through art, music and design

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What We Do

We are a leader in the provision of best-practice art therapy, music therapy, diversional therapy, creative art practice, exhibition programs and other initiatives to improve health and wellbeing for patients, families and staff in South Australian hospitals.

These include the Royal Adelaide Hospital, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre, Lyell McEwin Hospital, the Jamie Larcombe Centre, Modbury Hospital and Southern Adelaide Palliative Services at Flinders Medical Centre.

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Our Programs Include

  • Creating a healing environment within hospitals
  • Providing therapy services and facilitating partnerships for collaborative projects
  • Leveraging research driven activities and services for clients

All programs, projects and initiatives are funded through the CCH’s philanthropic and sponsorship contributions, community support and grants.

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Wide Range of Services

We are proud to deliver a range of creative services and therapies to patients, families and staff in South Australian hospitals and to the broader community.

On average our nine therapists and tutors will see 289 patients per month across a wide range of health settings in groups and 1 on 1 sessions. This equates to almost 3,500 patients participating in or receiving one of our services in 2021. In many instances, patients and families receive multiple sessions as required as part of their hospitalisation or rehabilitation.

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CCH also works with South Australian artists to create healing environments Exhibition Program in dedicated galleries at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre, Lyell McEwin Hospital and Modbury Hospital. In 2021 we will have exhibited the works of over 100 South Australian artists in more than 30 exhibitions.

Our supporters, sponsors and partners who make these services possible through their kind donations. Your support does have a positive and significant impact on the lives and health of so many South Australians.

Together we are stronger. Donate Today.

Your kind donation today will help to advance the quality and experience of healthcare through best-practice art, design and creative initiatives in hospitals and other health facilities.

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