Evaluation Reports collated by Arts & Health South West can be accessed here. They are organised by date. You can also search using Key Words.

Evaluation of Arts and Health projects

In 2005 Ruth Hecht carried out an audit and analysis of Arts and Health initiatives in the South West on behalf of Arts Council England, South West and the South West Arts and Health Forum (now Arts & Health South West).

The report features 8 Case Studies:

  1. Alex Coulter MSc – the effect of the hospital environment on perceptions of the organisation (Dorset)
  2. My Time My Space – Arts activities with women suffering from post-natal depression (Bath & North East Somerset)
  3. Paint Yourself Better – Arts activities for patients at a doctors’ surgery (Gloucestershire)
  4. Project Jump – sexual health project for ‘hard to reach’ young people (Bristol)
  5. Soundwell Music Therapy Trust – group music therapy with people with severe mental health needs living in the community (Wiltshire and Bath & North East Somerset)
  6. The Arts for Health project – the use of performance arts in dementia (Cornwall)
  7. The Wise Project – peer-led sexual health drama project with young people (Devon isolated people over 50 (Devon and Somerset)
  8. Upstream Healthy Living Centre – arts activities with socially isolated people over 50 (Devon)
pdf Download

Download the Evaluation

This evaluation report is available in its entirety as a downloadable PDF document. Click the button to download or click here to open in your browser.


Did you find this resource useful?

As a registered charity we are only able to continue to provide the information and resources found on this site if we continue to receive charitable donations and grants. If you found this resource useful, then please consider donating.