Cultural attendance and public mental health: Evaluation of pilot programme 2012-2014


Author(s):*Listed Alphabetically
Froggett L, Roy A

Year of Publication:
2014

Publisher(s):
University of Central Lancashire

Publication Type:
Report

Abstract:

The report considers ‘Cultural Attendance’: a pilot project with health trainers in Manchester who work with clients with complex health needs, and who in turn worked with six participating cultural institutions. Responding to suggestions that people who attend cultural and sporting events are more likely to report good health, live longer and be more satisfied with their lives, it is argued that enriching health trainers skills base in this way could enhance wellbeing.

The report concludes that not only could such practices be self-sustaining once taken up by communities, but that such action would increase the social mission in cultural venues, increasing access and diversity but also enhance the skills of staff there too.



Research Purpose: Outcome Evaluation

Context: Primary Care

Access Type: Free Download

APA Citation:

Froggett, L., & Roy, A. (2014). Cultural attendance and public mental health: Evaluation of pilot programme 2012-2014. Preston: University of Central Lancashire.