Category: arts and health

Mindfulness Martial Arts Therapy

Creative Health (Arts and Health) CIC is an independent community interest company designing and delivering high quality arts and health projects in the West Midlands. In recent years they have included priority for an arts and health stream at successive National Rural Health Conferences; support for the publication of Seeded – Great arts and health stories grown in regional Australia; and a submission to the National Cultural Policy Discussion Paper Being well – promoting arts and health in Australia’s cultural policy.arts and health

The arts can have positive effects on quality of life and have been shown to foster mental, physical, and social benefits as well as result in fewer doctors’ visits, reduced use of medications, lessened anxiety and depression, improved memory and socialization skills, and increased levels of independence in a variety of populations and settings.arts and health

This seminar, delivered in RUA RED Arts Centre, Tallaght on 23/10/2015 was presented by The …

Larry James’ Urban Daily

Nearing the end of the war, a gift of peace was given to the world that looked like nothing more than a giant toy drum on its side wrapped in a tangle of strings. The Arts Programme has seen patients and hospital staff collaborate with major cultural and artistic Irish institutions such as the Irish Chamber Orchestra, the National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, the National Gallery of Ireland and the Museum of Modern Art, to name but a few.

This message from Le Petit Journal has been retweeted across the world following the Paris terrorist attacks, and there is a reason why it moves us. It echoes a poster message once displayed in the Chartres Cathedral: Violence destroys, but only love creates life.” It is a fitting response of a nation that has been the creative crucible for much of Western civilization.

The field has become an inter- and multi-disciplinary …

A New Paradigm

Arts and health embraces a range of arts practices occurring primarily in healthcare settings, which bring together the skills and priorities of both arts and health professionals. As a clinical supervisor this researcher spent many hours with music therapists defining and re-defining how they see their role and remit in their particular clinical settings, whilst simultaneously engaging with funding bodies in her work as an arts and health manager where only participatory or collaborative arts projects were eligible for arts and health funding.

Podcast – Caroline Peppard.mp3 (size 8 MB) Caroline currently works as a Senior Health Promotion Officer in the Health Service Executive and her main areas of interest and research are older people; ageing and the social factors that produce positive ageing and social models of health and illness.arts and health

The aim of Art in Healthcare is to share this collection with medical environments across Scotland to improve the …

West Midlands Arts And Health Wellbeing

Arts and Health is an area that many of us are passionate about and so I’ve put together this site to share the work happening in ABM Health Board and equally importantly – across Wales. It is notable that arts and health literature is predominantly focussed on the participative arts (for example, engaging in arts activities such as painting or singing in a choir while in hospital or attending a health centre) as opposed to receptive arts (for example, listening to music, reading a book, watching a film).arts and health

This framework provides the necessary information and guidance to assist State and Territory governments to evaluate existing programs, consider new directions and identify new partners to support arts and health initiatives appropriate to each jurisdiction.

These practitioners were: (a) an American arts and health director; (b) two Irish music therapists (c) two Irish art therapists (d) an American dancer and dance therapist …

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The National Centre for Arts and Health (NCAH), exists to improve patient care and to promote the benefits of the arts in health. Art in Healthcare is involved in a new and exciting project at the Rohallion Intensive Psychiatric Care Unit located in Perth, in which we are commissioning three artists to create original artwork for the hospital environment. Peers and MPs with a shared interest in the field of arts and health come together for regular events to hear about and discuss the latest developments relevant to current policy priorities.arts and healtharts and health

Graduation: students can graduate at the Graduation Awards in December or transfer to the Master of Arts in Arts-Health, or apply to undertake an MPhil/ PhD in Arts-Health. She is also an educator and ethnodramatist who has presented widely as a keynote speaker at universities, medical schools and health organizations across Canada.

The National Centre for Arts and Health …

Health, Art And Science

These amazing Story Vases were the vision of Renee Padt and Ikko Yokoyama, the creators of ‘Editions in Craft’, who worked with FRONT – a four girl design team from Sweden, and of course, the Siyazama craftswomen in Durban, South Africa. Legitimate research questions include whether certain art-based therapies are more or less effective than others, whether the impact of therapy can be tied to other important variables and preconditions, and whether health benefits are sustained or short term.

AAF is seeking to build on these well-established artistic assets and establish effective partnerships with organisations that have interest and objectives in the use of Arts in promoting and improving health and wellbeing of the African population.arts and health

The programme, now encompassed as the National Centre for Arts and Health, has engaged in collaboration with major cultural institutions in the State, including the Irish Chamber Orchestra, the National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, …

Postgraduate Degree Course

This inter-disciplinary grouping will explore the relationship between the arts/design and public health at personal and societal levels. As producer of the Discovery Channel documentaries Chasing Zero: Winning the War on Healthcare Harm and Surfing the Healthcare Tsunami: Bring Your Best Board, he travelled the world capturing compelling stories and developing them into acclaimed television shows that have inspired positive change in the healthcare industry.arts and health

In addition to many advances made in mental health services, the arts are used to treat and educate communities about risk, prevention and care for wide ranging public health, environmental and medical issues including obesity, asthma, diabetes, HIV/AIDS, cancer, heart disease, dementia, palliative care, hospice services, and violence as a health epidemic.

ACAH is an organisation with outstanding international connections and stands alongside peak bodies in the UK (National Alliance for Arts, Health and Wellbeing); EU (Long Live Arts); USA (National Organisation for Arts Health, …

Arts For Health Florida

Part 1: Creative Arts in Research and Action for Community Change tells stories and provides examples of how the arts may be used in social research to raise awareness, move the public to act, and provide help to marginalized populations. Dr. Norman K. Denzin, one of the world’s most distinguished authorities on qualitative research writes, Performance becomes public pedagogy when it uses the aesthetic, the performative, to foreground the intersections of politics, institutional sites and embodied experience.” (Denzin, 2003 pg. 9). Such dramas” are unique in that they are an embodied way of performing research while artistically provoking change, presenting issues and, at the same time, questioning the status quo through story.arts and health

Evidence based research demonstrates that participation in the arts leads to improved mental and physical health including reduced stress, maintenance of mental health, promoted healing, sustained brain development and increased referrals to health services.

The website was initiated …

Craft Research

The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA), one of the premier art museums in the United States, is home to more than 60,000 works that comprise a multicultural survey of human creativity from ancient times through the 21st century. At 6:00 pm we will gather at the Casselman River Bridge for a group shot of The Walking Gallery and the conference attendees. Arts in healthcare can also be defined by the healthcare contexts in which it takes place, again very diverse, from community health to educational settings to hospitals to drug rehabilitation centres to care homes.

Arts programming for caregivers creates a more normative environment within which care can be provided. In November of 2015, in celebration of Arts in Health Month, the Alliance for Arts & Health NJ hosted a series of open house tours at hospitals and healthcare facilities throughout New Jersey.arts and health

It is also what one can hope …

Researchers To Investigate Links Between Arts And Health

Mike had cancer and talked very openly about his experiences and treatment over this last year, and until the last few weeks, had kept a blog which shared some of his reflections and the gritty realities of living with cancer. The Clinical areas in which the artist would be offered work include Age Related Health Care, Renal Dialysis and Neurology (all adult patients) and with children in the National Children’s Hospital (N.B. subject to Garda clearance and suitable references).

In a joint launch in the UK and in the USA, the judges for the 2017 International Open and Health Professional Awards have been announced as Neal Baer, Harvard-trained American paediatrician and ER producer, Pulitzer-Prize winning poet Jorie Graham; Scottish Makar (national poet) Jackie Kay; and Professor Owen Lewis, New York, USA.

In August 2010, IJCAIP with Editor, Cheryl L. McLean (Publisher and Executive Editor, IJCAIP) and IJCAIP Advisory Board member …