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Over 300 arts organisations delivering arts and mental health work.
Author: Baring Foundation
cARTrefu Virtual Exhibition showcasing the artwork of participants from a number of care homes
Author: Age Cymru
Welsh translation of the template letter we invite you to share with your local candidates in the run up to the Senedd elections, calling for an Arts and Mental Health Policy
Author: Prue Thimbleby
You Tube Video
500 people from across the UK and internationally attended the launch of the new National Centre for Creative Health on 9th March.
Author: Alex Coulter
Senedd Welsh Parliament Elections
WAHWN encourages you to use and adapt the template to write to your candidates in the upcoming (May 2021) elections urging them to adopt an Arts Policy for mental health
A WAHWN webinar led by Jane Willis setting out the health context in Wales and sharing examples of how the arts are addressing health priorities.
Innovation resources compiled by the Nesta, Y Lab HARP team.
Author: Rosie Dow
Briefing paper on how the arts can help address health inequalities.
Author: Welsh NHS Confederation
Reading List and Links
A useful list of reading and resources in relation to the question of quality in arts health and wellbeing
Author: Jane Willis
A professional Code of Practice template for arts health and wellbeing practitioners informed by feedback from workshop practitioners at WAHWN Question of Quality training 2020.
Quality Framework Template for arts, health and wellbeing projects informed by workshop delegates at WAHWN Question of Quality workshops led by Jane Willis, Willis Newson in February 2021.
Delivering arts and health on line
A useful list of considerations for preparing and delivering online and remote arts and health projects informed by artist practitioners attending WAHWN Question of Quality workshops.
Welsh NHS Confederation Briefing highlighting how the arts are supporting health and social care in response to Covid-19
A useful list of resources in relation to Arts and Covid-19
This eBook will help you to develop mindful attitudes through photography. Mindful Photography Activities are included which encourage the development of nine mindful attitudes through photography.
Author: Lee Aspland
WAHWN Case Study Webinar
A 2 hour webinar introducing the new WAHWN case study template facilitated by Jane Willis, Willis Newson.
These are designed to help you think about how to make the good work you do even better, to show the value of this practice, and to make sure participants get the best experiences possible.
Author: ArtWorks Cymru
Research Summary 1: Exploring the theoretical foundations of visual art programmes for people living with dementia.
Author: Dr. Gill Windle
Beth mae "ansawdd" yn ei olygu pan fyddwch yn creu gwaith gyda phobl? Sut fyddwn ni’n gwybod pan fyddwn yn gweld / teimlo / clywed ansawdd? Beth sydd angen i ni ei wneud i sicrhau ansawdd?
Author: Rhian Hutchings
Mae'r canllaw hwn wedi'i gynhyrchu gan dîm bach o unigolion sydd wedi rhannu eu dealltwriaeth o'r materion hyn o wahanol swyddi o fewn maes Celfyddydau ac Iechyd.
Author: Prue Thimbleby
This guide has been produced by a small team of individuals who have shared their understanding of these issues from different positions within the field of Arts and Health.
This Toolkit was developed from conversations between Addo and Dr. Susan Liggett (Glyndwr University) around issues of developing quality artist projects.
Author: Addo and Dr. Susan Liggett