Filed under Arts & Health

Resource: Creative activities in prisons

Recommendations made by the National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance for prisoners to have access to creative activities have been taken up by HMIP in its criteria for appraising and inspecting prisons and custodial institutions. The guidelines expect that prisoners are encouraged to engage in creative activities to promote learning and boost employability, to improve health … Continue reading

Resource: The Art of the Possible – Quick guide to commissioning arts and culture for better health and wellbeing

This quick guide is for commissioners of health and wellbeing services on partnering with the arts and cultural sector to deliver better outcomes. Targeted at local authorities, CCGs, hospital trusts and other health bodies, it draws on the Cultural Commissioning Programme’s learning, including our work with Kent County Council and Gloucestershire CCG, where innovative partnerships … Continue reading

Networking: Arts and Health Speed Networking, Somerset

Want to see more creative projects promoting health and wellbeing in Somerset? Come to Tacchi Morris’ Arts and Health Speed Networking event to make connections, explore collaborative projects and find out about funding. This dynamic evening offers an unrivalled opportunity to meet health and arts professionals from across Somerset. Expect an opening speaker, quick-fire presentations … Continue reading

Resource: Age Friendly Standards

Resource: Age Friendly Standards

New guidance for arts organisations on engaging older audiences has been created by the Family Arts Campaign. Building on the success of its good practice charter for welcoming families, the Age-Friendly Standards offer advice for arts organisations and a way to signify commitment to welcoming older people. More details on Family Arts Campaign website Source: Arts … Continue reading