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CODA Music for Health and Wellbeing, Start the Week with a Song

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CODA Music for Health and Wellbeing, Start the Week with a Song


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AHSW Change of Address

UPDATE: We will be changing address to an OXFORD based PO Box from 3rd April 2018.




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Art 'doesn't need to be useful', report advises self-evaluating organisations

A new resource aims to guide arts organisations through self-assessment, whether they have chosen to do it or been asked to do so by a funder.

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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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Questionnaire for Art Therapy Practitioners and Patients

Ella Longley, a student from Highcliffe Sixth Form developed a research project around the topic of art therapy and its effectiveness. She has developed a questionnaire both for practitioners and patients seeking their views around the subject. Please share and complete!

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East Boro

We are an Arts, Crafts & Activities Group based at Weymouth Community Safety Centre, Radipole Lane, Weymouth. The group is for adults with all disabilities who will be creating ...

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