Roxburghe House is a specialist palliative care unit in Aberdeen. The Artroom project began at Roxburghe nine years ago and runs three days a week in both the day unit and in-patient ward. The project employs two visual artists, Donna Briggs and Neal MacDonald, and one writer, Emily Utter, who are an integral part of the day unit’s Multi-Disciplinary Team.
Donna Briggs Neal MacDonald
The Roxburghe House Artroom project began in 2007 with a pilot project in the day unit. As it developed we began to run sessions for families, visitors, and at patient bedsides and, in 2012, started to offer creative writing alongside visual art – supporting...