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Cultural Arm Research

One of the aims of the Cultural Arm, is the sharing of information

We have started to upload a number of interesting files below

Combined Arts

Exploring the Longitudinal Relationship Between Arts Engagement and Health – Rebecca Gordon-Nesbitt February 2015

A charter for Arts, Health and Wellbeing by Rosie Jackson.

The Value of the Arts in Therapeutic and Clinical Interventions: A critical review of the literature


A new age An examination of the changing state of health funding for arts activity with, by and for older people in England Damian Hebron and Karen Taylor

RSPH Arts,Health and Wellbeing Beyond the Millennium: How far have we come and where do we want to go?


Prosper out of the storm A Report on: Moving Well: A Prosper Adventure Project  

One-Minute Guide Dance and Health

Literature Review on the impact of dance on health and well-being among older people Produced by Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

Information Dance and Health-Jan Burkhardt, 


The Elders Dance Project: a study of a culturally sensitive initiative

Edna Report 2014

DAZL Model Case study 2015 

Dance and Dementia Project: findings from the pilot study

DANCING FOR HEALTH A dance class for people with acquired brain injury Cheryl Anderson MSc MCSP

A mixed-methods study into ballet for people living with Parkinson’s1 Sara Houston* and Ashley McGill

The Alchemy Project Dance as part of an integrated recovery model in Early Intervention in Psychosis

Arts for Health Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Dancing for Older Peoples’ Health and Well-being Toolkit

Dancing in Time Exploring the health and wellbeing benefits of dance for older adults October 2015


Royal academy of arts – Dance for Lifelong Wellbeing Project Report 2013 Edited by Dr. Victoria Watts


Drama and Spoken Word

Drama to promote social and personal well-being in sixand seven-year-olds with communication difficulties: The Speech Bubbles project

Cultural commissioning Programme -National Museums Liverpool Reflecting national priorities in healthcare


Info on dementia and/or wellbeing

Arts participation Mental wellbeing and social inclusion – mixed methods evaluation of an open arts studio for people with mental health needs 

Becoming a dementia friendly arts venue: a practical guide

Living well with dementia, a national dementia strategy 

Practical guide to engaging with clinical commissioning groups

Practical guide to engaging with health and wellbeing boards

NEF five ways to well being 

Living with Dementia Festival 2015 

PHE Measuring Mental Wellbeing in Children and Young People

PHE Arts for health and wellbeing An evaluation framework

Office of National Statistics Review of available sources and measures for children and young people’s well-being 

Understanding Cultural Value: The Amateur and Voluntary Arts Jane Milling and Angus McCabe, with Robin Simpson and Hamish Fyfe



Arts for Health Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Singing for Older Peoples’ Health and Well-being Toolkit

The perceived benefits of singing: findings from preliminary surveys of a university college choral society

A controlled evaluation of the health benefits of a participative community singing programme for older people (Silver Song Clubs)

An evaluation of community singing for people with COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Exploring self efficiency in youth music projects 

Sidney De Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health- The Haringey Lullabies Project Music enhancing health and education outcomes in an early years setting

Sidney De Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health- The MusicStart Project Evaluation of an Isle of Wight Early Years Music Initiative

Sidney De Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health- Singing and health A systematic mapping and review of non clinical research 




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