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Title

The Cultural Learning Evidence Champion’s Handbook

Summary

This RSA handbook is a guide to getting to grips with what is called the ‘evidence agenda’ in arts and cultural learning – it is designed to make it easier to ‘do’ evidence and evaluation.

Published

2019

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Title

A Brief Guide to Measuring Loneliness

Summary

In October 2018 the UK government announced a strategy to tackle loneliness in England.This guidance aims to assist in using appropriate measurements in evaluations as recommended by the Office for National Statistics.

Published

2019

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Title

What would life be – without a song or dance, what are we?

Summary

This report examines the existing landscape and future potential of using therapeutic music with people with dementia, has been guided and informed by the Commission on Dementia and Music, made up of experts in the field. It aims to inform the reader of the existing dem... Read more

Published

2018

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Homemade Circus Handbook

Summary

This booklet by Upswing has been created to enable and inspire care homes and day care centres to try out some simple circus games and exercises, all drawn from Homemade Circus. The exercises are designed to be carried out by staff even if they have no previous circus t... Read more

Published

2018

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Title

The state of play: Arts and Older People programme

Summary

Summary of findings about the impact of the Arts Council Northern Ireland (ACNI) Arts and Older People Programme, jointly funded by ACNI, the Baring Foundation and the Public Health Agency.

Published

2018

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Arts and Health in Wales: A Mapping study of current activity

Summary

An Arts Council of Wales study, mapping the range of current Arts and Health activity in Wales to inform a proposed  Arts and Health Action Plan by Arts Council Wales and the Welsh NHS Confederation for 2018 – 2021. The report covers the policy context, types of ... Read more

Published

2018

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Title

Creative and Cultural Activities and Wellbeing in Later Life

Summary

A new report from Age UK outlines the importance for us all of participating in creative and cultural activities to maintain our wellbeing and feel good as we get older, building on Age UK’s Index of Wellbeing in Later Life, which found that taking part in ‘creativ... Read more

Published

2018

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Title

A Culture Strategy for Scotland – draft for consultation

Summary

This public consultation document seeks views on a draft Culture Strategy for Scotland which has been developed following engagement with people across Scotland during 2017 – the draft Culture  sets out a vision underpinned by a series of ambitions, aims and sugg... Read more

Published

2018

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Title

Art Thou Well? Towards creative devolution of mental health in Greater Manchester

Summary

This report, written in the context of the Devolution deal of 2014, explores the myriad roles the arts could, and do, play in the service of mental health in Greater Manchester (GM). This report comprises a comparative study of practices in Finland and the USA, using a ... Read more

Published

2018

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Title

Creative Practice as Mutual Recovery

Summary

This report brings together the key findings from a major programme of research funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council UK, entitled: Creative Practice as Mutual Recovery: Connecting Communities for Mental Health and Well-being (2013-2018).

Published

2018

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