Tagged with Health and Wellbeing

Resource: What would life be – without a song or dance, what are we? A report from the Commission on Dementia and Music.

The International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) is a futures organisation focussed on some of the biggest challenges facing Government and society in the context of demographic change.  New research by ILC-UK’s Commission on Dementia and Music, “What would life be – without a song or a dance what are we?”  examines the existing offer and … Continue reading

Resource: Dancing in time: feasibility and acceptability of a contemporary dance programme to modify risk factors for falling in community dwelling older adults

A study on the Dancing in Time contemporary dance programme has been published by University of Leeds. Yorkshire Dance developed this dance programme for older adults from disadvantaged communities and although the research was with a small sample group, it is important as it shows evidence of dance preventing falls in older people, which is … Continue reading

Opportunity: RSPH Health & Wellbeing Awards 2018

Opportunity: RSPH Health & Wellbeing Awards 2018

Now in its eleventh year, the Health & Wellbeing Awards is the UK’s premier awards scheme for promoting health and wellbeing. The Awards recognise and celebrate a wide range of activities, policies and strategies that empower communities and individuals, improve the population’s health and address the wider social determinants of health. The assessment criteria are … Continue reading

Job: Healthy Communities Officer (Arts), West Oxfordshire (p/t)

Publica is seeking to recruit a creative and dynamic community development professional. The varied role includes project initiation and management particularly focussed on arts and health, engagement with diverse and vulnerable communities and collaboration with community and statutory partners. You will be part of a small multidisciplinary team with office space at West Oxfordshire District … Continue reading

Opportunity: AHSW Winter School 2018

Opportunity: AHSW Winter School 2018

Arts and Health South West are looking for 2 healthcare professionals, 2 artists and 2 researchers to take part in a FREE, immersive two-day research exploration to experience and question if, and how, creativity impacts on our health and wellbeing. Dates: 21 to 23 March 2018. More details on AHSW website. Deadline for Applications: 5pm Wednesday 21st February … Continue reading

Funding: The Masonic Charitable Foundation – community support grants

The Masonic Charitable Foundation’s Community Support Grants Scheme has grants available to registered charities for projects that: Prevent or alleviate financial hardship and its effects Improve the lives of those affected by poor physical and/or mental health and wellbeing Provide educational and employment opportunities for disadvantaged children and young people Tackle social exclusion and disadvantage. … Continue reading