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Barriers and enablers to engagement in participatory arts activities amongst individuals with depression and anxiety: quantitative analyses using a behaviour change framework

This study by Daisy Fancourt, Louise Baxter and Fabiana Lorencatto used a behaviour change framework to explore barriers to engagement in participatory arts activities ...

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On Diversity and Creative Ageing (Report)

This publication by the Baring Foundation celebrates a selection of projects that have brought arts and creativity to under-served older communities.

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Creatively Minded (Mapping Study – The Baring Foundation / David Cutler)

An initial mapping study of participatory arts and mental health activity in the UK - the first report of the Baring Foundation's new Arts ...

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A Literature Review of Arts and Homelessness

This review of the literature on the arts and homelessness has been produced by With One Voice for anyone wanting to learn more about ...

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Older and Wiser? Creative ageing 2010-2019

Commissioned by the Baring Foundation and researched by Dr Rebecca Gordon-Nesbitt, Older and Wiser? Creative ageing 2010-2019 reviews the development of the creative ageing ...

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Arts-based research project focuses on children in hospital

CADLab at Newman University Birmingham has launched ‘RocketArts’, a 3-year arts-based research project for sick and injured children in hospital in partnership with J. ...

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Music and Health: A Review of Research and Practice

A research paper commissioned by Voluntary Arts and produced by Nick Ewbank Associates for BBC Music Day 2019. The paper covers dimensions of Music ...

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Playing a Musical Instrument as a Protective Factor against Dementia and Cognitive Impairment: A Population-Based Twin Study

Increasing evidence supports that playing a musical instrument may benefit cognitive development and health at young ages. Whether playing an instrument provides protection against ...

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Comres poll on impact of arts and culture on older people

Comres research carried out for Arts Council England in November 2015 demonstrates the impact of arts and culture on health, wellbeing and quality of ...

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Report: Exploring early-stage dementia through photography and storytelling

A report by researcher Alison Ward on her research in Denmark exploring the experiences of people with early stage dementia, through the means of ...

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