UK Timeline 2011
Manifesto of the Arts for Health organisation at Manchester Metropolitan University explaining the beliefs of the organisation and their motivations for supporting the arts and health movement. It also outlines the broad goals of the group and invites the public to comment on the movement and give feedback on the ma...
A paper by the National Endowment for the Arts examining the relationship between the arts and positive health and educational outcomes of the lifespan including early childhood, to youth and adolescence, to older adult populations.
This paper from The University of Florida Center for the Arts in Healthcare discusses the arts, and music in particular, in the contexts of traditional cultures and contemporary biomedicine, psychotherapies and community practice
The Creative Minds Strategy outlines the objectives and plan of action of the South West Yorkshire Partnership, an NHS Foundation Trust, to increase utilisation of creative approaches in the delivery of health servi...
The aim of the evaluation was to assess the impact of In Harmony Lambeth on the achievement of the participating pupils and to support the Local Authority to identify a number of common themes for success in raising achievement through music.
In Harmony was a government funded pilot project, aimed to investig...
This BUPA report draws together the key health benefits of dance for older people, showing that there is considerable and emerging evidence of the benefits of dance as an exercise option.
This report celebrates the existing good practice of the arts for older people in residential care and to inspire more and better work.Featured publication
A report to consider the potential for a visible, recognised and authoritative national body for arts and health and its core purpose.
Booklet giving a snapshot of how the arts contribute to wellbeing in North Liverpool, based on interviews as a record of and reflection on people’s lived experience.
This report is an update of the review of arts in health research conducted for Arts Council England in 2004 (Staricoff, 2004): it dentifies over 100 empirical studies of arts interventions in healthcare settings.The aim of this review is to provide evidence to funders about the benefits accrued through art activities and to support arts organisations to improve their work with older p...
The findings of a research study on Arts on Prescription (AOP), a community based arts project designed to promote mental health and delivered by City Arts Nottingham (CAN).
This research project was conducted to explore group singing and its associated mental and social health and wellbeing benefits.
Over 2009-2010, the Third Sector Research Centre (TSRC) undertook work to identify the current state of knowledge on small, below the radar, community groups and activities – the Centre undertook a scoping study to assess the lessons from the academic and grey literature across the arts, social sciences and vo...