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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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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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Birth Shock Documentary Still
Research 7 April 2021

Birth shock! What role might arts engagement have to play in antenatal and postnatal care?

SUSAN HOGAN, University of Derby and University of Nottingham, Journal of Applied Arts & Health, Volume 11 Number 3, November 2020. This article shares ...

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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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Social care institute for excellence
Other Resources 7 July 2020

Commissioning and COVID-19: advice for social care

This guide focuses on what we can learn from commissioning during the COVID-19 crisis. It discusses how commissioners can work in true partnership with citizens, providers and the community to resolve issues faced in social care and make positive outcomes a reality.

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