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Public Health England publish their evaluation guide on arts for health and wellbeing

This new document provides effective ways to document and evaluate arts projects and programmes that seek to improve health and wellbeing.

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Exclusive Look: Dementia-Friendly Museum Activities at RAMM

AHSW spoke to Exeter’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery about their current programme of monthly dementia-friendly activities, varying between object-handling, gallery tours and hands-on creative sessions.

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Evidence

Impact of Arts Therapists - Report

Public Health England has published research analysing the impact of allied health professionals on public health.

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Opportunities

Cornwall Councillor Community Grants

Each Cornwall Councillor has a small grant allocation to assist projects run by voluntary and community groups in the Cornwall Council area they represent. The grants can be used for a wide range of groups and activities.

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An award winning animated musical about oral hygiene made with learning disabled students.

JUMPcuts film

.................................................................................................................................................... JUMPcuts produce award winning creative digital media with and for people with learning disabilities. We are committed to an inclusive and collaborative approach to making media. We recognise that ...

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