Foundations of Arts and Health explores ways to integrate creative practices into health programs and for personal healthcare to promote well-being. Since a 2002 World Health Organization publication by the name of The World Report on Violence and Health, 1 violence has been established as a worldwide public health problem rather than just a security and criminal justice issue. This means that it has become a topic for research inquiry and not merely an object of reaction after the fact.
Here, I have been restoring and cleaning works which need a little bit of ‘TLC’ and those which are about to leave us to be installed into a healthcare facility, or have just been returned. We will transfer that knowledge to a new generation of students and health care professionals.
We continue to investigate and research the benefits of our arts programs on the overall wellbeing of patients, visitors and caregivers. The exhibit brings together startling and fresh works of art by professional artists, alongside that of participants from seven arts and health programs that engage the community in creative dialogue.
The course requires 540 Credit Points taken over 4.5 years, with a minimum of 270 Credit Points from Humanities and Social Sciences and 270 Credit Points from Health Sciences. Students must complete the following core subjects from the Bachelor of Health Sciences.
The first call of the Journal for Research in Textiles and Textile Design explored what research in this wide field may encompass and began to establish a platform for textile research. For further information, contact Claire Meaney, Acting Arts Director, WHAT at This email address is being protected from spambots.