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Category Archive: Older People

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Research 11 April 2022

Research Digest: Older people’s physical health

Dowlen, R. 2022. Research Digest: Older people’s physical health. Version 1, March 2022. Leeds: Centre for Cultural Value.

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Recommendations from a review, interviews and a questionnaire
Research 21 March 2022

How can the cultural sector support older people’s well-being as part of social prescribing?

Tierney S, Mahtani KR, Wong G, Turk A, Gorenberg J, Libert S, Shaw L, Webster E, McDougall B, Warburton H, Potter C, Eccles K, ...

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Entelechy Arts and QMUL report: remote arts programmes for older adults
Research 19 January 2022

Discoveries in Distanced Arts: The work, wonder, and wear of Entelechy Arts’ Staying Connected Programmes

Howlin, C. & Jones, J. M. (2021, October). Discoveries in Distanced Arts: The work, wonder, and wear of Entelechy Arts’ Staying Connected Programmes - ...

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Arts and Culture in every care home image of two older people
Research 8 November 2021

Arts and Culture in Every Care Home?

Arts and Culture in Every Care Home? The Baring Foundation, published in September 2021

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Treasury of art activities for older people volume 2
Other Resources 8 November 2021

Treasury of Arts Activities for Older People: Volume 2

Volume 2 of the Treasury,  with 52 creative activities one for each week of the year. Tried and tested activities designed for everyone who would like to bring more creativity into the work they do with older people, particularly for care home activity coordinators, dementia café volunteers, home carers, day centre staff, and friends/family. Curated by Liz Postlethwaite, produced in partnership with NAPA/Arts in Care Homes and jointly funded by the Baring Foundation and Rayne Foundation.

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Botanic Gardens by Ian Wallman
Research 16 August 2021

Exploring how social prescribing within cultural spaces can support older people’s wellbeing

How can the cultural sector support older people’s well-being as part of social prescribing within the context of a pandemic? Interim summary report and ...

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Girl dancing
Research 12 May 2021

Understanding the impact of an intergenerational arts and health project: a study into the psychological well-being of participants, carers and artists

L.K.Jenkins and I.J.Aujla, School of Media and Performance, University of Bedfordshire, Bedford, UK. R.Farrer, School of Media and Performing Arts, Coventry University, Coventry, UK. ...

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The Wednesday Wave Vamos Theatre Photo Graeme Braidwoood
Research 10 May 2021

How creativity and culture are supporting people in institutions during covid-19

The Culture, Health & Wellbeing Alliance have published a new report, recommendations and a collection of case studies of work reaching people who are ...

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Creative ageing in lockdown, a new report by the Baring Foundation
Research 9 November 2020

Baring Foundation examines creative response to older people during lockdown

The Baring Foundation has launched a report examining the creative ageing sector's response to supporting the wellbeing of older people during Covid-19 and throughout ...

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Research 12 October 2020

Connect Fest – Learning and Evaluation Report

Participants took part in a two-hour structured conversation with producers to feedback on their experiences including the value and challenges of the Digital Intergen ...

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