ArtCare supports the wellbeing of hospital staff, patients and visitors with an array of online content to uplift and inspire you, including music from our Elevate artists, poems, storytelling and ‘have a go’ art guides. We have also teamed up with Odstock Health and Fitness, the hospital’s onsite Leisure Centre, to bring you some online workouts.

 

Please scroll down the page to find the different types of creative and wellbeing activities that appeal to you or click the links below to jump straight to that section.

 

Listen – music & song, ‘Elevate artists at home’; Discover – virtual art, nature & learning; Create – make & do; Move – Odstock Health & Fitness, dance, movement; Words – stories, poetry, quizzes; Creative links – Events and wellbeing content from others

 

Listen

music & song - 'Elevate artists at home'

Jane Saunders – Pachelbel’s canon and more

More videos from Jane

Emily Burridge – Salutation out of the blue

More videos from Emily

Frankie Simpkins – Songs on ukulele

More videos from Frankie

Sarah Collins – Gymnopedie #1

More videos from Sarah

Chris Pearson – Pick yourself up

More videos from Chris

Hilary Grabham – Ariosa

More videos from Hilary

Alex Bett – Relaxing music May

More videos from Alex

Pearl Love – Wishing tree

More videos from Pearl

Seven Come Eleven

More videos from Karen

 

New music videos from the Elevate artists at home are added each week.

Discover

nature, learning and virtual art

Garden Musings 10

Garden Musings 10

Elevate artist Hannah Lefeuvre describes the wonderful variety of flowers on her plot. Many of these are used in salads or teas and some are dried.

Reflections on month of May

Reflections on month of May

Elevate artist Stephanie Jalland reflects on the month of May with images taken while out walking near her home and asks you to consider walks that hold special memories for you.

The mystery of Horatio's Garden

The mystery of Horatio's Garden

Jason King gives his perspective on Horatio's Garden and shares what it means to him in this blog post.

Staff Quiet Spaces

Staff Quiet Spaces

ArtCare's map of garden, courtyard and quiet spaces around the Salisbury District Hospital site where staff can relax and take a break from work.

Garden Musings 9

Garden Musings 9

Elevate artist Hannah Lefeuvre, tells us about the wide variety of leaves and colourful petals she is picking around her plot to make a delicious homegrown salad.

Garden Musings 8

Garden Musings 8

Elevate artist Hannah Lefeuvre, reflects on what the wind means to her and tells us about the wild flowers she has growing on the land where she lives off-grid.

Garden Musings 7

Garden Musings 7

Elevate artist Hannah Lefeuvre, gives us an audio guide to the various birds where she lives off-grid, with a special focus on the blackbird.

Dawn chorus day

Dawn chorus day

Elevate artist Stephanie Jalland's recording of birdsong for dawn chorus day, 3rd May 2020, near her home in Downton. The celebrated cuckoo can be heard.

Healthcare History

Healthcare History

Explore Salisbury District Hospital's historical collection of images, objects and documents on our dedicated website.

Move

Odstock Health & Fitness workouts, dance, movement

N.B. If you have any injuries or are unsure if any of the exercises from Odstock Health & Fitness are suitable for you please contact our Referral Instructors via email before you start any of these sessions.

 

Physical workout – Warm up

Join Odstock Health & Fitness for a warm up before completing the Total Tone and Body Sculpture exercise sessions for a complete workout

Physical workout – Total Tone

After the warm up, Odstock Health & Fitness take you through a Total Tone exercise session to increase your heart rate and get your muscles working

Physical workout – Body Sculpture

After the Total Tone session, Odstock Health & Fitness take you through a Body Sculpture session of stretching and strengthening exercises

Physical workout – Cool down

Complete your physical workout led by Odstock Health & Fitness with this cooling down session

Physical workout – Lower Body Blast

After the warm up, Odstock Health & Fitness take you through a Lower Body Blast session to really target and challenge the leg and lower body muscles

Physical workout – Family Fitness

A fun, family fitness session, including warm up and cool down, with Odstock Health & Fitness and special guest Rex the dinosaur

Words

Stories, poetry, quizzes

Village Tales

Village Tales

Stories, anecdotes and songs collected about local villages

Poems

Poems

Coming soon - immerse yourself in some poems

Quiz

Quiz

Coming soon - try out our general knowledge quiz