The Arts & Health Handbook: a practical guide

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Arts Council of Ireland

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Arts Council of Ireland

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Drawing on the experience of artists and people working in health or social care environments, this handbook puts arts and health in context, and presents a practical guide to setting up and managing an arts project within health and social care settings in Ireland.

The impetus for this publication came from the Arts Council’s development work with various regional health boards, in particular the Eastern Regional Health Authority, and from on-going dialogue with artists and healthcare practitioners.

The handbook is the start of a programme, described in the Arts Plan 2002-2006, that seeks to support and advise agencies and organisations that bring the arts closer to local communities.

Main Focus: Wellbeing / Quality of life

Art Forms: Multi-Arts

Access Type: Free Download

APA Citation:

Arts Council of Ireland (2003). The Arts & Health Handbook: a practical guide. Arts Council of Ireland.