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AHSW Annual Conference 2017

24th Nov in Bristol: A packed programme of keynotes, workshops and performance. Practical insights into what's happening with Social Prescribing and arts and health work across the South West. 

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Reading Well scheme to launch in public libraries for people with long-term conditions

The scheme is part of the Society of Chief Librarians’ Public Library Health Offer and has been developed with leading health organisations and people with lived experience and their carers. It will be available in English public libraries from July 2017.

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Evidence

Longitudinal research into wellbeing

Taking part in art classes can improve mental health and enhance social inclusion over a prolonged period, according to a new study published in the International Journal of Mental Health Promotion.

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Music Care Training Course

A three level training programme that prepares caregivers to use music in their care practice with increased confidence and theoretical understanding 

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Arts for Health Cornwall and IOS

Arts for Health Cornwall and Isles of Scilly is among the UK's leading Arts and Health organisations, helping to establish the evidence base for Arts and Health projects, linking arts ...

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