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The PCPE Project 'flash mob' - Encounter Theatre and Therapy

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The PCPE Project 'flash mob' - Encounter Theatre and Therapy


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AHSW Change of Address

UPDATE: There are issues with our new Exeter PO Box meaning that we are not currently receiving any mail. Read on for more.




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Cultural Commissioning Programme

Creative Approaches to Dementia Care Event - AHSW Summary

AHSW attended the Cultural Commissioning Programme's event on 11th December 2015, and have written a summary to dissemminate information and ideas from the event for anyone who was unable to attend.

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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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Call for Abstracts: the International Health Humanities & Arts in Health Symposium.

The Symposium will showcase and explore the latest research and provide an opportunity to share evidence-based practice. There will also be a series of workshops, debates and networking opportunities. Deadline: 12pm, 25th September.

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Monika Auch
self employed
M.D. and visual artist

Monika Auch is a visual artist and M.D. Her current project is Stitch_Your_Brain . Central questions are how hand-brain cooperation leads to creativity and the effects of creating by hand ...

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