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19th July 2013 Sara Lock

Resources tagged with "health"

Raising dementia-awareness through touring to libraries

Human Story Theatre share their findings on the health impacts on audiences, and on performing a health-related play in English libraries, based on two tours of their dementia-focussed production Connie’s Colander in 2018 and 2019.

Published:2019 Type: case-study


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Health and Wellbeing – China Plate’s Artist Wellbeing Policy

China Plate are committed to enabling and facilitating professional, ethical and productive working environments for artists that stimulate creative freedom and risk whilst safeguarding physical and mental health and wellbeing. Their research has resulted in their Artist Wellbeing Policy.

Published:2019 Type: guide-toolkit


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Think Piece: Mindless or Mindful?

Sebastian Cater asks what can we do to make mindfulness less of a dirty word at work.

By Sebastian Cheswright CaterPublished:2019 Type: article


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Creative Health: The Arts for Health and Wellbeing

The Inquiry Report, Creative Health: The Arts for Health and Wellbeing - Second Edition, presents the findings of two years of research, evidence-gathering and discussions with patients, health and social care professionals, artists and arts administrators, academics, people in local government, ministers, other policy-makers and parliamentarians from both Houses of Parliament.

Published:2019 Type: research


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Dance to Health achieves better outcomes than the primary falls prevention programme

Aesop shares the results of its falls prevention dance programme, Dance to Health.

By Karen Hamilton, AESOPPublished:2017 Type: research


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Arts for health and wellbeing: an evaluation framework

Explore appropriate ways of documenting the impacts of arts for health and wellbeing in this framework by Norma Daykin and Tim Joss (Aesop). The framework was commissioned by Public Health England.

By Tim Joss, Professor Norma DaykinPublished:2016 Type: guide-toolkit


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Dance to Health classes improve health and wellbeing of older people

Discover top tips for recruiting participants for older people projects and responding to health and social issues. Plus gain valuable insight into Grants for the Arts funded projects.

By Karen Hamilton, AESOP, Sara LockPublished:2016 Type: case-study


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Prescribing books in a mental health service

The Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme was launched in June 2013 and provides self-help reading for adults based on cognitive behavioural therapy for a range of common mental health conditions including anxiety, depression, phobias and some eating disorders. This case study by The Reading Agency, describes how iCope - Islington Psychological Therapies and Wellbeing Service is working in partnership with Islington Libraries to run the scheme in Islington.

Published:2014 Type: case-study


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How the arts can make a difference to community cohesion, social well being and rural regeneration

This publication from the Western Australian Department of Culture and the Arts features 10 case studies that show the role arts can play in helping to build inclusive, cohesive groups and address health and social concerns. 

Published:2014 Type: case-study


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Music and healthcare: the benefical impact music has on health

This study by US based consultancy WolfBrown was commissioned by the Musical Connections program of Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute.  In 2011, on the back of the apparent success that Musical Connections had on impacting participant’s lives, Carnegie Hall made a decision to roll the program out on a national level.  In preparation for this WolfBrown were asked to carry out a piece of work to demonstrate, through extensive desk research, the impact that music has on health and well being.  The study covers a wide variety of health issues and the benefits that music can bring.  It also covers …

Published:2014 Type: research


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Museums, libraries, archives: how they contribute to the community

Museums, libraries and archives have a role to play in achieving important community and local authority agendas. This report gives numerous examples of how the sector makes a unique and effective contribution to the following areas: building stronger and safer communities, helping children and young people, improving adult health and well-being and building a strong economy.

Published:2013 Type: research


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Inside the edge – the search for 21st century people

Key to the success of the arts and cultural sector's 'design for transition’ will be the people who work in, and with, its organisations. Learn more about plans to identify the 21st-century competencies that already drive success in the arts and cultural sector, and how they might be developed in people to create environments in which they and the arts can increasingly flourish.

Published:2013 Type: article


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Putting passion and purpose on your life map

This article focusses on what it is that nurtures and nourishes us as individuals. The author argues that there are two things that often prevent us from achieving our goals - resistance (stopping ourselves from doing the things we want to do) and taking action (actually putting into practice the things that will get us closer to where we want to be). You'll find advice and practical tips on how to put purpose back into your own life map, so that you can become clearer and more motivated.

Published:2013 Type: article


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Building the evidence for culture and health

Organisations are more readily working in partnership to create various initiatives and approaches to improve health and well-being.  Whilst cultural organisations are committed to this there is a need to evidence the impact and efficacy of work with health sector organisations. This publication is split into three sections. The first includes a model of well-being and recommendations for evidencing the benefits of culture and health relationships. You'll also find case studies and exemplar projects from the northwest region who have undertaken evaluation to form a body of proof. The second includes advice on promoting your work, informing strategy and investment, …

Published:2013 Type: research


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Measuring the impact of theatre on wellbeing

The aim of this handbook is to help theatre organisations understand how audiences experience their work. It presents a new model for describing the audience experience, along with standard survey templates and guidance on how to use them in the context of a project evaluation.

Published:2013 Type: guide-toolkit


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Arts and health: five ways to wellbeing

The centre for wellbeing at nef was commissioned by the UK Government's Foresight programme to develop a set of evidence-based actions to improve personal well-being. This report outlines the key findings from the study which firstly focused on the development of a list of evidence-based actions for enhancing wellbeing and then secondly the messaging of those selected actions, resulting in the 'five ways to wellbeing'.  

Published:2013 Type: research


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Promoting good health through the arts

This case study describes the 'Arts on Prescription goes for a Walk' programme - an innovative development of an already existing scheme. The project attracted ten adults suffering from a range of mental health issues who used natural materials found in a parkland to create temporary installations. You'll find a description of the project, alongside key evaluation findings.

Published:2013 Type: case-study


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The story of how the arts can make a difference to quality of life told through the voices of participants.

This booklet takes look at the work of Liverpool Arts Regeneration Consortium (LARC) in North Liverpool and how the various organisations involved are impacting on the life of the residents through engagement in the arts. It reveals how, within the framework of Liverpool’s 2010 Year of Health and Wellbeing; the arts can make a distinct contribution to people’s quality of life. We hear direct from those involved what the experience was like for them and how it has made a difference to their cultural lives. Part two provides an insight into the long standing cultural community in North Liverpool and how the …

Published:2013 Type: case-study


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