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RAMM's living each season programme included dementia-friendly gallery tours.

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RAMM's living each season programme included dementia-friendly gallery tours.

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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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Arts organisations encouraged to engage older audiences

New 'Age-Friendly Standards' launched by the Family Arts Campaign aim to complement existing standards for welcoming families.

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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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Opportunities

Creative and Credible CPD Programme

The programme aims to support best practice in evaluation in arts, health and wellbeing. There is an option to attend an introductory workshop at a significantly reduced price, and an opportunity to undertake an intensive follow-up programme with a small group of participants. Starts: January 2018

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Gillian McFarland
Self employed and p/t De Montfort University
Artist/art therapist/arts educator

HPC registered Art Therapist/Artist/Arts Educator currently employed part time at De Montfort University as Artist in Residence. I have a track record in participatory Arts and Health Projects and continue ...

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