Ireland Timeline 2003-2021
We have been liaising with our colleagues at Waterford Healing Arts Trust to identify key grey literature that reflects the development of the Arts and Health field in Ireland. Here is the TIMELINE for the first trenche of documents covering research, papers and articles, guides, and policy development.
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 soc...
The guidelines provide a common national approach to implementation of the Per Cent for Art Scheme for public bodies delivering capital construction projects.
The guidelines are for anyone who organises arts and cultural events that involve older people as organisers, artists, participants or audience.
Practical guidance and suggestions for planning and delivering creative activities with older people in residential, day centre and day hospital settings. This very practical guide was informed by a series of Working Creatively with Older People training workshops.
Conference paper presented at the International Conference of the Society of Arts in Healthcare (April 2008) considering varying approaches to curating contemporary art in acute hospitals – the gallery approach versus more socially-engaged practice. It raises issues around the ‘appropriate image’ and prese...
Guidelines for good practice for artists and healthcare professionals engaged in participatory arts practice in healthcare contexts in Ireland.
The development of these Guidelines for Good Practice was commissioned from the Centre for Medical Humanities at Durham University by the Waterford Healing Arts Trust...
Well into Older Age – Age & Opportunity and the Evidence:what research says about the value of promoting participation of older people
This report examines the work of Age & Opportunity within an international context, and to explore its various impacts on age and ageing in contemporary Ireland.
Arts + Minds commissioned Lydia Sapouna to investigate the impact and potential of the arts within mental health care in the context of the Arts + Minds Action Research Project in 2011. It explores the achievements and challenges of the Action Research Project, and locates both in the context of a literature and pol...
‘Healthy Ireland’ is a national Framework for action to improve the health and wellbeing of the population of Ireland over the coming generation.
An investigative report exploring tensions that arise in confidentiality, decision making and consent within an arts and health context.
This Arts Council of Ireland Strategy sets out its plan for leading the development of the arts in Ireland from 2016-2025 and outlines a range of actions which the agency will take to deliver on its vision.
Clár Éire Ildánach / Creative Ireland is the Government’s Legacy Programme for Ireland 2016 – a five-year initiative, from 2017 to 2022, which places creativity at the centre of public policy. Creative Ireland is a culture-based programme designed to promote individual, community and national wellbeing.Featured publication
These guidelines provide detailed guidance in relation to dementia related design issues and the Universal Design of acute hospitals in Ireland. It aims to inform national policy and be used in practice by all practitioners – those who...
Sing Ireland and Creative Ageing International have come together, with support from The Creative Ireland Programme, to create a range of resources that will encourage and explore singing into older age. Each of their guidebooks provides information, expert advice, recommendations, case studies and resources to assi...