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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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Being 'creative' and 'open' boosts wellbeing in later life

Age UK’s Wellbeing Index finds that age isn’t a barrier to living well.

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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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Call for evidence: The arts for refugee health and well-being.

If you or your organisation works with refugees or asylum seekers using the arts, please read on to see if your work meets the evaluation criteria and could contribute to this systematic review. This call is for work that has not been published academically. Deadline: 1st November 2017

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Melanie Guy
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I have had a career in education, from early years to community adult education, and p/t lecturing and 17 years teaching in secondary school. Three children, now grown up. Family ...

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