Knowledge Bank: Whitepapers / Research
From Surviving to Thriving
Building a model for sustainable practice in creativity and mental health
The report follows a 6-month project to understand how we might help more people and organisations using creativity to support mental health to survive and thrive.
Author: Culture Health & Wellbeing Alliance
HARP research included in Public Health Wales research and evaluation conference
Art in the time of Covid: how did creative innovation support people’s health and wellbeing during the pandemic in Wales?
The HARP programme's researcher Dr Sofia Vougioukalou was invited to share interim outcomes from the HARP programme. .
Author: Sofia Vougioukalou
'Reconstructing Ourselves' - An arts and research project improving patient experience
Swansea Bay University Health Board and Swansea University visual arts and storytelling project with women undergoing complex breast reconstruction.
Author: Prue Thimbleby, Swansea Bay UHB and Sarah Wright, Swansea University
cARTrefu: Creating artists in residents. A national arts in care homes participatory and mentoring programme. Evaluation report 2015-2017.
The cARTrefu project is delivered by Age Cymru, funded by the Baring Foundation and Arts Council of Wales. This evaluation by DSDC Wales, Bangor University was launched in the Senedd in October 2017.
Author: Katherine Algar-Skaife
Dementia and Imagination: a mixed-methods protocol for arts and science research
Dementia and Imagination is a multidisciplinary research collaboration bringing together arts & science to address current evidence limitations around the benefits of art activities in dementia care.
Author: Dr. Gill Windle