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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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Watch: Arts and Mental Health on Sky News

Watch and share this segment from Sky News about arts on prescription and the findings from the APPG enquiry into Arts, Health and Wellbeing.

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Sensory Backpacks for the Visually Impaired at the V&A

Curious Ceramics backpack is the V&A’s first backpack aimed at children with visual impairments, created through close collaboration with Sense, the national deafblind charity, and Abigail Hirsch an artist and an educator with experience and expertise in multisensory art engagement.

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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

Love To Dance: Life Circles National Training Day 2019

An inspirational day for dance artists, activity coordinators and carers interested in developing engaging arts activities in care settings. Saturday 9th June 2019, Crediton, Devon.

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