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Networking: Engage Conference 2018 – A Social Prescription

The 2018 Engage Conference will explore the intersection between arts, health, wellbeing and education.  Hosted by the Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester, a centre for excellence in arts and health, we invite educators, curators, researchers, artists and policymakers to discuss the immense diversity of approaches to arts and health in current practice. Date: 13 and 14 November 2018 More detail on Engage website: https://www.engage.org/asocialprescriptionContinue reading

Resource: Rethinking Heritage – A guide to help make your site more dementia-friendly

Rethinking Heritage: A guide to help make your site more dementia-friendly has been produced to help heritage sites improve their accessibility and work towards becoming more dementia-friendly. To help heritage sites get started on becoming dementia-friendly organisations, the guide contains information about how dementia affects people’s experience of interacting with heritage. It also provides tips, … Continue reading

Resource: Dance is listed in new health guidance

A new evidence review has listed dance as one of five key activities everyone should participate in for muscle and bone strengthening and balance. The review titled “Muscle and bone strengthening and balance activities for general health benefits: in adults and older adults” by Public Health England argues that dancing as a strengthening and balance activity … Continue reading