Public Health
24.12.2012

Music reduces stress Healing Art Project hospital in Acre

A project of humanization in Acre, includes, among other activities, popular music to combat anxiety of patients

Foto: Karen Aiache/Humanização
Healing Art Project aims to promote, through art and awareness activities that contribute to the quality of life within the hospital environment between patients, caregivers and medical staff
Healing Art Project aims to promote, through art and awareness activities that contribute to the quality of life within the hospital environment between patients, caregivers and medical staff

The Board of the Foundation for Humanization of Culture Elias Mansour Acre ended in another edition of Healing Art Project, through art and awareness with activities that contributed to the quality of life within the hospital environment between patients, caregivers and medical staff. According to the staff found responsible, patients feel valued which positively affected clinical outcomes.

The Humanization of Public Management in Acre was scheduled to decrease stress, common in the hospital and that both affect the advancement in the treatment of patients. The project was run twice a week from October this year.

In this period were worked storytelling and stories, popular music and dramatized reading. Patients feel valued. They have little need to spend better this time, with suffering, becomes larger than it really is. A project like this, with more joy, it helps them feel valued and part of something bigger. It also helps to pass the time and did not feel much pain during the session, says psychologist Joan of Arc, who closely monitors patients.

<b> Escorts </ b>

Already the companions, who do not stay the whole time of treatment with patients, do manual work of artistic creation, as origami and work with recycled materials. The Art Solid project exists since 2007. He began with the observation about waiting for care. How to work with environmental education, through selective collection, we noted that there was waste inside the unit that could be turned into something useful, an art object for example. Then he married the project with the education campaign. We then develop it in nephrology. The results of these projects boosted patient satisfaction and companion, says Rosangela Lima, head of the project.

Source: Isaude.net