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Noah

July 22nd, 2011

Case studies from the Arts on Prescription Programme delivered by City Arts (Nottingham) Ltd January 2011. Research carried out by Dr Theodore Stickley and Ada Hui from Nottingham University. For further programme details visit www.city-arts.org.uk or contact Programme Manager Kate Duncan at kate@city-arts.org.uk. For confidentiality, pseudonyms have been used in the following case studies. Noah […]

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Gracie

July 22nd, 2011

Case studies from the Arts on Prescription Programme delivered by City Arts (Nottingham) Ltd January 2011. Research carried out by Dr Theodore Stickley and Ada Hui from Nottingham University. For further programme details visit www.city-arts.org.uk or contact Programme Manager Kate Duncan at kate@city-arts.org.uk. For confidentiality, pseudonyms have been used in the following case studies. Gracie […]

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City Arts Nottingham and University Nottingham publish research on the Arts on Prescription Service

May 3rd, 2011

City Arts Nottingham (CAN) and the University of Nottingham have published a research report into the ground-breaking Arts on Prescription (AOP) Service.  AOP is a community based arts project designed to promote mental health and delivered by CAN. The AOP service exists to help ameliorate social and personal difficulties experienced by people with mental health […]

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Scottish Arts Therapies Forum calls for contributors for arts and health conference

April 5th, 2011

Scottish Arts Therapies Forum – Call for conference contributors – posted 05.4.2011 deadline: 30 April 2011 Taking place on 8th October, ‘Talking together – Working together: Exploring Arts and Health’ is a conference designed for arts workers/artists/therapists, service users and carers. Presented by the Scottish Arts Therapies Forum (SATF), in collaboration with Voluntary Arts Scotland, […]

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Videos showing Cumbrian health professionals talking about Art and Wellbeing

April 4th, 2011

Video case studies of Cherrie Trelogan (Arts Participation Officer at Cumbria County Council), Dr Jane Mathieson (Public Health Consultant, NHS Cumbria) and Paul Musgrove (Cumbria Public Health Network Manager) describing how they developed a culture and sport outcomes framework. Watch or download the videos here.

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Report on ‘The social impact of participation in the arts’

March 30th, 2011

‘Use or Ornament?’ a report of a research project carried out by François Matarasso of Comedia in the 1990s, demonstrated that arts participation is thoroughly beneficial for very many reasons.  For example, participation in the arts can: Enhance confidence and self-esteem Help build new skills Strengthen social solidarity But this is only the tip of […]

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‘Guidelines to Art’ by Society for All Artists

March 28th, 2011

Since the SAA (Society for All Artists) created its ‘Guidelines to Art’ method (you can see the full evaluation done by Nottingham University at http://saa.co.uk/images/pdfs/GTA_Evaluation_0709.pdf) it has now trained activity organisers in nearly 600 care homes in the UK, including BUPA, the Order of St John and many others. This has proved very successful and […]

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Job Opportunity for NHS Hull: Arts and Dementia Project

March 24th, 2011

NHS Hull invites applications for arts and health commissions, for creative projects in any artform working with older people in care homes in Hull, including those with dementia. The programme aims to improve quality of life, increase skills and creativity; improve physical/mental wellbeing and raise awareness of the benefits of creative activity. Looking for original […]

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Mencap says taking part in the arts for PMLD sufferes is very important…

March 23rd, 2011

Mencap says that taking part in the arts is very necessary for people who have profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD), for many reasons. The  DVD ‘In the Moment’ created by Mencap highlights the value of the visual arts, demonstrated by people with PMLD being actively creativite and showcasing some of the most exciting work […]

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Competition for celebrating the creativity of people with Parkinson’s!

March 21st, 2011

Parkinson’s UK are holding their Mervyn Peake Awards 2011, where anyone suffering from Parkinson’s can enter artwork into the following 4 categories of the competition, which are Photograph, Poetry, Art or Digital art (films up to 2 minutes or digital images), with the chance of winning some top prizes and recognition of your work. The […]

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