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Grandma Remember Me? Az2B Theatre Company. Shortlisted for AHSW Prize 2015 Photo: Erwin van Wanrooij

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Grandma Remember Me? Az2B Theatre Company. Shortlisted for AHSW Prize 2015 Photo: Erwin van Wanrooij

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Personalised Approaches video

WATCH: Personalised Approaches to Art in Health & Mental Health

Short films made about arts in health work in Gloucestershire, where there are a range of integrated personalised care approaches being adopted, that have elements of arts for health and well-being as an integral part.

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Dancing can reverse the signs of aging in the brain

A new study, published in the Frontiers neuroscience journal, found learning to dance helped older people combat cognitive decline and improved their balance at a greater rate than simple physical exercise.

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Evidence

A Choir in Every Care Home - the report

The report '€œLIVE MUSIC IN CARE'€ '€“ which was published during the week of 12 November 2018 at the National Care Forum and Care England conferences.

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Opportunities

Still Curious Project Coordinator (Christchurch)

The successful candidate will deliver the Heritage Lottery funded, Still Curious, a 2 year project that will increase access to the local heritage in Christchurch, for over 1200 people with dementia and their carers. Deadline: Monday 21stJanuary 

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