Knowledge Bank: Resource Packs / Kits

Search here for a wide range of helpful resources and toolkits to support your practice.

Youth Against Porn toolkit

This is a flipbook aimed at school children. It is way in which children can talk about the dangers of porn and make good choices. This is the Asian version.

Author: Glenn Miles

Good Touch Bad Touch flipbook

This is a toolkit for adults to use with children to create a safe space to talk about sexual abuse

Author: Glenn Miles

Let’s Talk Preventative Healthcare podcast, episode 18: ‘the transformative impact of creative health’.

Dr Teri Howson-Griffiths, the Arts in Health Strategic Lead for Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board discusses the transformative impact of participatory arts in healthcare.

Author: Let's Talk Preventative Healthcare Podcast, Dr Teri Howson-Griffiths

SNPTCAN Referral System

Swansea Neath Port Talbot Community Advice Network (SNPT CAN) is a partnership of local advice centres that provide free advice & support. It is for organisations, rather than service users.


All Wales Trauma-Informed Organisation Training

Training by Barnardo's Cymru funded by Welsh Government, aligned to the Welsh Trauma Framework to support a coherent, consistent approach to developing & implementing trauma-informed practice.

Author: Barnardo's Cymru

DCMS Evidence Summary for Policy

The Role of the Arts in Improving Health & Wellbeing

This evidence summary has been commissioned by DCMS in response to the World Health Organisation report “What is the evidence on the role of the arts in improving health and wellbeing?”

Author: Dr Daisy Fancourt

WHO What is the Evidence on the Role of the Arts in Improving Health & Wellbeing. A Scoping Review

Highlighting global evidence on the role of the arts in improving health and wellbeing

Author: WHO

Baring Foundation The Directory

Creatively Minded

Over 300 arts organisations delivering arts and mental health work.

Author: Baring Foundation

cARTrefu Virtual Exhibition

Virtual Exhibition

cARTrefu Virtual Exhibition showcasing the artwork of participants from a number of care homes

Author: Age Cymru

Template Campaign Letter Cymraeg

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

Launch of National Centre for Creative Health

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

Template Campaign Letter

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

Author: Prue Thimbleby

Bridging the Divide Webinar

Webinar Recording

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.

Author: WAHWN

HARP Innovation and Scaling Resources

Innovation resources compiled by the Nesta, Y Lab HARP team.

Author: Rosie Dow

Health Inequalities Welsh NHS Confederation

Briefing Paper

Briefing paper on how the arts can help address health inequalities.

Author: Welsh NHS Confederation

Question of Quality Resources

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

Voluntary Code of Practice for Arts in Health Practitioners

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.

Author: Jane Willis

Arts for Health and Wellbeing Quality Framework


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.

Author: Jane Willis

Quality Considerations for Online and Remote Working

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.

Author: Jane Willis

How the Arts Are Supporting the Welsh Health and Social Care Response to Covid 19

Welsh NHS Confederation Briefing highlighting how the arts are supporting health and social care in response to Covid-19

Author: Welsh NHS Confederation

HARP Useful Links Arts and Covid 19

Resource Links

A useful list of resources in relation to Arts and Covid-19

Author: Rosie Dow

Mindful Photography for Troubled Times

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 Video

WAHWN Case Study Webinar

A 2 hour webinar introducing the new WAHWN case study template facilitated by Jane Willis, Willis Newson.

Author: WAHWN

ArtWorks Cymru Quality Principles

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

Dementia and Imagination Research Summary 1

Research Summary 1: Exploring the theoretical foundations of visual art programmes for people living with dementia.

Author: Dr. Gill Windle

Egwyddorion Ansawdd Artworks Cymru

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

Pecyn Cymorth Artistiaid mewn Ysbytai

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

Artist's Handbook: A Guide for Artists Working in the Hospital Environment

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.

Author: Prue Thimbleby

Artist and Partner Toolkit - Towards Creative Partnerships

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