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RAMM's living each season programme included dementia-friendly gallery tours.

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RAMM's living each season programme included dementia-friendly gallery tours.

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AHSW Annual Conference 2017

24th Nov in Bristol: A packed programme of keynotes, workshops and performance. Practical insights into what's happening with Social Prescribing and arts and health work across the South West. 

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Creativity and Wellbeing Planning - 2018

Creativity and Wellbeing, the annual festival of arts and health, will take place from 2 June to 10 June 2018. LAHF are now inviting organisations to add their events to their website, to be promoted as part if the festival - deadline 23rd March 2018!

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Evidence

Longitudinal research into wellbeing

Taking part in art classes can improve mental health and enhance social inclusion over a prolonged period, according to a new study published in the International Journal of Mental Health Promotion.

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Opportunities

Music Care Training Course

A three level training programme that prepares caregivers to use music in their care practice with increased confidence and theoretical understanding 

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Dr Zoë Pool Creative Psychotherapist

Zoë Pool
Dorset Action on Abuse
Creative Arts Psychotherapist - Service Director

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