The Creative Health Quality Framework is a new tool that clearly articulates what “good” looks like for arts and culture initiatives that aim to support people’s health and wellbeing.
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rb&hArts is the designated arts team for Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, providing a range of creative opportunities for patients, their families and staff to enhance the patient experience and improve wellbeing. In this case study they explain more about their Musicians in Healthcare Mentoring Programme and share the learnings taken from running … Read more
A range of ideas, opportunities and networks focussed on supporting the wellbeing of cultural practitioners. Curated by the Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance.
From surviving to thriving: building a model for sustainable practice in creativity and mental health
This report is the result of a six-month project funded by the Baring Foundation, to understand how to help more people and organisations using creativity to support mental health to survive and thrive. Written by Victoria Hume and Minoti Parikh for the Culture Health and Wellbeing Alliance.
In recent years there has been a growing interest in the value of cultural programmes in supporting older people’s physical health as they age. This interest has been noted within the cultural sector, as well as the voluntary, community and social enterprise sectors (e.g. AgeUK, Aesop). We are all growing older, and so it is … Read more
A list of useful facts, links and resources compiled by the Culture Health & Wellbeing Alliance to help you navigate the intricacies of social prescribing.
A comprehensive guide by London Arts and Health designed to dispel some of the myths surrounding social prescribing in the arts and cultural sector.
The first episode of Reflecting Value explores the ways in which the cultural sector is conveying its value to the health and social care sector.
In the second episode of Reflecting Value we focus on the specific role of culture in addressing health and wellbeing needs.
What is the value of using arts and cultural approaches to train and develop healthcare students? Find out in our research digest.