Creating communities of wellness

Title: Creating communities of wellness
Variant title:
  • Vytváření ozdravných komunit
Source document: Museologica Brunensia. 2018, vol. 7, iss. 1, pp. 19-24
  • ISSN
    1805-4722 (print)
    2464-5362 (online)
Type: Article
License: Not specified license

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Museums are community hubs and offer unique opportunities to engage with artifacts on many levels and when museums collaborate with healthcare professionals to create communities of healing and wellness amazing things happen. Through dedicated programs and spaces, museums can foster emotional and physical well-being with the guidance of healthcare professionals. Alternatively, hospitals and care facilities can create unique opportunities for their patients to engage with museum collections to promote healing. It is through these collaborations that patients, caregivers and professionals come together to engage in wellness activities which result in stronger individuals, communities and societies.
Muzea jsou společenskými centry, která nabízejí jedinečné příležitosti ke kontaktu s artefakty na mnoha úrovních. A když muzea spolupracují s odborníky na zdravotní péči v zájmu vytváření léčebných a ozdravných komunit, začnou se dít úžasné věci. Muzea můžou prostřednictvím specializovaných programů a prostor podporovat duševní i tělesnou pohodu pod vedením odborných zdravotníků. Nemocnice a pečovatelská zařízení můžou zase vytvářet pro své pacienty jedinečné příležitosti ke kontaktu s muzejními sbírkami v zájmu podpory léčebného procesu. Díky této spolupráci se pacienti, pečovatelé i odborníci zapojují do aktivit na podporu zdraví, jejichž výsledkem jsou zdatnější jednotlivci, komunity i celá společnost.
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