Welcome to the website of Roland F A McMorran.
Passionate about the Arts, Creativity and evidence based
approaches to enhancing Wellness.
Arts | Murals | Lazure | Creative Facilitation
+ Consultancy for improving wellbeing via design, management and services
1985 born London, Lambeth
2003 - 2013 Relief + Agency part time work as 'Residential Support Worker' for Adults living with Learning Difficulties and challenging behaviors, in both Herefordshire & London.
2005 Foundation in Art and Design
Hereford College of Art and Design
2008 BA Degree Painting,
Glasgow School of Art & Canterbury Christ Church University
2009 Post Grad. Dip. Royal Drawing School, London
2009 - 10 Trainee Art Tutor, RDS Drawing Clubs, Royal Academy Club
2010 - 11 Art Tutor, RDS Drawing Clubs, Royal Academy Club
2011 - 12 Art Tutor, RDS Drawing Clubs, British Museum Club
2012 Owl Barn Artist Residency, Gloucestershire
2012 - 16 Private Art Tutor, Herefordshire
2012 - Ongoing Co-founded the company Architectonicus - specialist evidence based wellbeing centred Architecture and Interiors for housing, dementia and community, residential care / supportive environments.
2014 Solo Exhibition 'Zoon Politikon' at The Edinburgh Festival Fringe
2015 - 18 Art Tutor / Creative Facilitator, for individuals & groups living with a dementia, their families and friends, in residential & nursing home settings.
2016 Main Stage Presentation at UK National Dementia Congress. Subject was 'new evidence based model for wellbeing centred design and support for 'residential care' with special attention to dementia'
2017 - 2018 Co-director of the Good Brain Gang 6 month pilot, heading service design, environment design, brand design, team selection and service model training. Project was for proof of concept for Activity & Wellbeing Centres on a new evidence based model for enhancing health and psycho-social outcomes for people living in the community with dementia, their families and friends + influencing culture around old age and dementia within communities.
2017 Presented Key Note presentation to Housing LIN West Midlands Conference. A new evidence based, wellbeing outcomes focused, service and environmental design model for residential communities and day support services, in particular taking dementia into account.
2018 - Ongoing Co-founded the company Metamorphosen offering specialist consultancy. For building design, management support and team training. Offering an entirely refreshed approach to social care, enhancing the wellbeing and health outcomes of community living, 'residential care' and daytime services. Metamorphosen launches our specialist models of Chi™ for staff teams, management and service design alongside AriaDiCasa™ for environment and architecture for wellbeing. A new combined architectural, management & team behaviors model for care and support, based on the evidence behind supporting wellbeing and real health outcomes for enhanced staff retention alongside wide ranging benefits for people resident within such environments.
2018 Architectionicus & Metamorphosen give three presentations, face a grilling from the judges & win Exceptional Contribution to Dementia Care Award at the UK Dementia, Care & Nursing Homes Expo
- Mainstage Presenters at Shropshire Tech Severn Conference
- Mainstage Presenters at Johannesburg Retirement Village Managers Summit (South Africa)
- Invited to support Round Table Events, NHS Surrey, Healthy Ageing Grand Challenge
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He is involved in pioneering transformative approaches to healthy ageing, mental health, dementia, community wellbeing, residential care and autism, including support models, management models, environmental design and interiors. This as well as Arts projects, murals and Lazure painting.