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Creative Victoria

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Our arts and health initiatives aim to make our hospital environments welcoming places to visit and work in. Instead, our intent is to summarize current knowledge about the connection between art and health, identify the most compelling next steps for investigation, and generate further interest in researching the complexities of art and health. We conducted a review of current research to determine what is known about art and healing.arts and healtharts and health

An advisory board was established with representation from leading universities and institutions across North America and diverse disciplines in education, the arts and healthcare (nursing, public health, medicine) fine arts, design and business. The WMAH&W website is a practical resource useful to anyone involved in arts and health.

Taking an holistic view, the wellbeing of individuals and groups in society is enhanced by being connected to the arts – any kind of arts at any kind of quality level. She completed …

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Mmu

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Hilary Moss is Senior Lecturer in Music Therapy at the World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick, Ireland and until recently the Director of the National Centre for Arts and Health, Tallaght Hospital, Dublin. Podcast – Paula Higgins.mp3 (size 14.7 MB) Paula Higgins, Music Therapist, currently working with St. Patrick’s Mental Health Services recently released a music album ‘It Made You’, a collaborative song-writing project between singer-songwriter, Sean Millar, and over 90 service users who were resident in St Patrick’s between December 2014 and May 2015.arts and health

However, we’re confident that the building blocks bringing us this far have moved Art in Healthcare significantly along the journey of service development and we’re realising that we’re able to contribute a great deal more than we ever envisaged as an arts and health charity through using quite a different approach.arts and healtharts and health

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ArtPride NJ

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A free online resource is set to guide arts and health professionals through the minefield” of arts and health evaluation, explaining how economic, qualitative and arts-based approaches” can deliver robust measures of the value and impact of the arts on health and wellbeing. Gabriella Carroll is a woman with broad experience in health and management spheres. The research was not correlated to economic status, a factor that no doubt impacts participation and access to the arts. Find out how three major metro-Detroit health systems (Beaumont Health, Detroit Medical Center and University of Michigan Health System) use the arts to enhance the care environment and patient experiences.arts and health

The residency was a project to culminate in a unique seminar, Arts and Alzheimers, scheduled for Wednesday November 28th to be showcased at the Royal College of Physicians Ireland where Ian’s new work would be performed. Direct notification by email when new journal articles …

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Healthy Aging Through The Arts

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Creative arts therapists and community artists work in diverse settings across a wide spectrum of populations, assisting people through all life stages. The arts can have positive effects on quality of life and have been shown to foster mental, physical, and social benefits as well as result in fewer doctors’ visits, reduced use of medications, lessened anxiety and depression, improved memory and socialization skills, and increased levels of independence in a variety of populations and settings.arts and health

I presented a keynote for the Arts Based Research Network, Acadia, Creative Arts in Interdisciplinary Practice, A Pond of Interdisciplinary Opportunity, followed the next year by the course Problems in Education Research in Creativity (MEd Curriculum Studies) and a keynote for the Acadia School of Education Summer Institute, Navigating the Tides of Challenge and Change through the Creative Arts in Education and Research.

Three years later, in consultation with the journal advisory board and …

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National Alliance For Arts, Health And Wellbeing

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This is the website for the Culture, Health and Wellbeing international conference and an opportunity for the international exchange of information. The groundbreaking book introduces an emerging and rapidly growing field with a dynamic collection of illustrative articles featuring artists, leading academics, health researchers, nurse educators, physicians, educators, environmentalists and others who actively use the creative arts in interdisciplinary practice in cutting edged research and in methodologies for health, hope and change.

Of particular importance has been the development of an academic track, with the first papers on arts and health from any Irish hospital published in the biomedical literature, as well as the development of a course to train artists to work in a healthcare environment.arts and healtharts and health

This message from Le Petit Journal has been retweeted across the world following the Paris terrorist attacks, and there is a reason why it moves us. It echoes a poster message once displayed …