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Superact Quality of Life project at Abbeyfield Care Home with musician Miranda Sykes

Superact Quality of Life project at Abbeyfield Care Home with musician Miranda Sykes

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Public supports doctors prescribing dance, poll finds

56% of Brits agree with Government plans to empower GPs to prescribe dance to patients to combat loneliness, according to YouGov data. The figure rises to 69% among those who already have an interest in dance. (Via ArtsProfessional/Open Access Government)

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Creativity Works reacts to BANES Council's Decision to Cut Arts by 100%

Olly, Creativity Works' Director, reflected: "This will not only affect us hugely as we run two highly impactful arts development commissions, but it will greatly affect the health, wellbeing and happiness of every resident of every age in the authority."

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Evidence

A Choir in Every Care Home - the report

The report '€œLIVE MUSIC IN CARE'€ '€“ which was published during the week of 12 November 2018 at the National Care Forum and Care England conferences.

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Opportunities

Outside In Artists Support Day BRISTOL

During the one hour, one-to-one session, Outside In will help support artists (who meet their criteria) to photograph artwork, write an artist statement and create an online gallery. Thursday 28th March, 10:30 – 4:00pm, MShed Bristol.

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