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Support for people living with a range of conditions, their carers & health professionals

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Our rigorously researched dance health programmes provide wellbeing support to people living with neurological conditions, long Covid and health professionals.

Dance health removes the stigma of being a patient and lifts them to a place beyond expectations of themselves, as a dancer.This brings significant confidence, wellbeing and the ability to express themselves and to enable their own recovery.

Dr. Dave Caesar – Senior Strategic Advisor, Health Workforce Directorate, Scottish Government

What do we do?

We work with experienced dance education professionals who are specialists in dance health and we have a full-time dedicated dance health team.

Find out more about our innovative programmes below.

Neurological Conditions

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Social Prescribing

Scottish Ballet’s approach to social prescribing aligns with Scottish Government’s ‘Realistic Medicine’ approach, acknowledging that there are many circumstances where a non-medical intervention may deliver better outcomes with less risk. We are proud to be partnering with the Health & Social Care Alliance Scotland to explore pathways that seek to place our dance health neurological programmes into mainstream health and social care settings.