Inspiring arts in older age

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10-03-2016

Songs & Scones, Ryedale, North Yorkshire

Live Music Now (LMN) and Ryedale Carers have been working together to deliver an innovative project to reduce the sense of loneliness and isolation in older people living in Ryedale. The Ryedale So...

08-03-2016

ARTS FOR HEALTH AND WELL BEING: An Evaluation Framework

Public Health England has published a framework for evaluating arts activities designed to support health and well being. The document aims to “strengthen understanding of what works in specific ...

Photography and storytelling: people with early stage dementia's experience...

Alison Ward is a researcher at the University of Northampton. This report focuses on her research in Denmark to explore the experiences of people with early stage dementia, through the means of ph...

05-05-2016

Viewing Art on a Tablet Computer: A Well-Being Intervention for People with...

Background: Art-based interventions have been shown to be beneficial for the well-being of people with dementia and their caregivers. This article explored whether such interventions can be delivered ...

05-05-2016

Dementia Toolkit for Small & Medium Museums

The first thing to say about this toolkit is that it is not intended as an evaluation, or as a simple exercise in sharing best practice. This toolkit has been written to help small museums design thei...

05-05-2016

Understanding the Experience of Group Singing for Couples Where One Partner...

Author details: Shreena Unadkat, D. Clin. Psych, Paul M. Camic, PhD*,and Trish Vella-Burrows, PhD Salomons Centre for Applied Psychology, Canterbury Christ Church University, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, U...

05-05-2016

Museum activities in dementia care: Using visual analog scales to measure s...

Introduction: Previous research has shown that people with dementia and caregivers derive wellbeing-related benefits from viewing art in a group, and that facilitated museum object handling is effec...

12-04-2016

Evaluation report for reminiscence and visual arts and crafts project in ca...

In autumn 2015 Museums Worcestershire and Wychavon District Council ran a project in 6 care homes across Wychavon for 5 x 1/2 day sessions each. The residents used handling objects from the Museum ...

01-04-2016

Digital Arts in Care

Frost inside the window This project forms part of the Imagine - arts and older people's programme in Nottingham funded by The Baring Foundation and Arts Council England. City Arts has been expl...

11-03-2016

Museum object handling in older adult mental health inpatient care

Solway, R., Thomson, L.J., Camic, P.M. & Chatterjee, H.J. (2015). Museum object handling in older adult mental health inpatient care. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion, 17(4), 201-214.

11-03-2016

Museum object handling in older adult mental health inpatient care

Solway, R., Thomson, L.J., Camic, P.M. & Chatterjee, H.J. (2015). Museum object handling in older adult mental health inpatient care. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion, 17(4), 201-214.

11-03-2016

Museum object handling in older adult mental health inpatient care

Solway, R., Thomson, L.J., Camic, P.M. & Chatterjee, H.J. (2015). Museum object handling in older adult mental health inpatient care. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion, 17(4), 201-214.

11-03-2016

Museum object handling in older adult mental health inpatient care

Solway, R., Thomson, L.J., Camic, P.M. & Chatterjee, H.J. (2015). Museum object handling in older adult mental health inpatient care. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion, 17(4), 201-214.

11-03-2016

Museum object handling in older adult mental health inpatient care.

Solway, R., Thomson, L.J., Camic, P.M. & Chatterjee, H.J. (2015). Museum object handling in older adult mental health inpatient care. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion, 17(4), 201-214.

02-03-2016

Links showing the benefits of reading

These are two links to sites that show the benefits of reading: http://thehearthcentre.org.uk/155-2/ http://www.thereader.org.uk/what-we-do-and-why/health-wellbeing.aspx

17-02-2016

Linger - an Artlink film

Poetry and description at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery Linger is an example of verbal description and poetry creatively combined to provide access and new perspectives on a space. “T...

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