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A Little Deep Sleep - still from an animation by ForMed Films CIC

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A Little Deep Sleep - still from an animation by ForMed Films CIC

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AHSW Change of Address

UPDATE: There are issues with our new Exeter PO Box meaning that we are not currently receiving any mail. Read on for more.

 

 

 

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Planets Installation

An exclusive look at Creative Wellbeing and Volunteering Projects at the Gustav Holst Museum

Jules Allan talks to AHSW about her work with the Gustav Holst Museum, developing Creative Wellbeing and Community Volunteer Projects.

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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

Creative and Credible CPD Programme

The programme aims to support best practice in evaluation in arts, health and wellbeing. There is an option to attend an introductory workshop at a significantly reduced price, and an opportunity to undertake an intensive follow-up programme with a small group of participants. Starts: January 2018

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Anthea Nakorn
Anthea Nakorn
Fashion Reminiscence Facilitator/Trainer

I am a fashion reminiscence facilitator, having worked for a number of years with older people in a variety of settings from day care to residential, clubs and community centres, ...

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