Helium Arts brings art, creativity and play to children and teenagers in hospitals and healthcare settings across Ireland.

Cloudlands is a short documentary directed by Siobhán Perry portraying the importance of creativity in the lives of teenagers who spend significant amounts of time in Temple Street Children’s University Hospital. The Cloudlands film is the result of an artsandhealth.ie documentation bursary award funded by the Arts Council and the Cork Arts and Health Programme, HSE South.

Helium’s Impact in 2014

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SpiralOrchard found that children on the Puppet Portal Project were happier and less bored as a result of taking part and that the puppetry reduced their sense of alienation in hospital.
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