A range of ideas, opportunities and networks focussed on supporting the wellbeing of cultural practitioners. Curated by the Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance.
Resources tagged with health
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.
With a growing belief that there is an important role for the arts and culture in supporting people’s health and wellbeing, the Centre for Cultural Value has published a research digest, summarising the evidence surrounding culture on referral and arts on prescription programmes. This online discussion session shares the findings, and opens up the conversation … Read more
In this series of learning case studies, cultural practitioners share their reflections and learning honestly, so others can learn from and build on their experience. In this example, Tim Joss from Aesop shares learning from the Dance to Health programme and the role research and evaluation played in the programme itself and the learning it … Read more