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...

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...

16-02-2016

GALLERY AND BEYOND: Training to Transform Good Times

In 2014, Michelle Weiner, Dulwich Picture Gallery’s Community Engagement Manager, was awarded a Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellowship (supported by the Baring Foundation) to travel and researc...

20-01-2016

Creative Future’s ‘Fair Access to the Arts’ Research Report

Creative Future has recently completed Arts Council England funded research into the barriers marginalised and disabled artists face when accessing mainstream arts opportunities. To download the fu...

17-11-2015

Ground-breaking guide to creating Dementia-Friendly Arts Venues

This important new guide by the Alzheimer's Society was written by a group of practitioners chaired by the Baring Foundation and comes with the endorsement of the Arts Council England. It is written t...

21-10-2015

Digital Arts - New Report

Technically Older - an update on digital arts and creative ageing by Joe Randall, is a new report from the Baring Foundation.It looks at the field three years on fromhis initial paper for the Foundati...

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