Tag Archives: arts and medicine

Medicine and the Arts – Online Course

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***Free Online Course Alert: Medicine and the Arts University of Capetown***

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This is an excellent course on Medicine and the Arts offered by the University of Capetown, South Africa. Check it out!

Source: Medicine and the Arts – Online Course

 

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Courtesy of Artwell Art Therapy

 

The Creative Apothecary Celebrates Medicine and the Arts!

The Creative Center At 23

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***The Arts in Health Series: The Creative Center at 23***

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          I love finding the “hidden” creative places that those outside their immediate areas know nothing about. The Creative Center, founded in 1994, is a hidden gem to those beyond the New York City area. It has been supporting the arts in health in hospitals and other settings for 23 years. Explore their work and get some ideas for your own community.

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Source: The Creative Center

 

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Arts Council and NHS join forces to support creativity in Wales | News | ArtsProfessional

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***The Arts in Health Series: Partnership in Wales***

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           Great Britain is a leader in the integration of arts into the healthcare system. Today’s post focuses on the new partnership in Wales between the Arts Council and the National Health Service Wales. Thanks to Arts Professional for the story.

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Source: Arts Council and NHS join forces to support creativity in Wales | News | ArtsProfessional

 

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The Creative Apothecary Celebrates the Arts in Healthcare!

Arts on Prescription – Sector Guide from HammondCare

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***The Arts and Health Series: HammondCare’s New Guide***

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          HammondCare is an Australian nonprofit healthcare company that specializes in assisted living and dementia care. It is also one of my “Beacons of Hope” organizations. It has been a leader in the integration of the arts into healthcare.  Today’s post allows you a free download of their new guide for Arts on Prescription. I suggest using the A4 version as the easiest to read on computer. Explore the rest of their site to get you new ideas for your own community.

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Source: Arts on Prescription – Sector Guide

 

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Mental Health & Resilience Through the Arts

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SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT:

AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ARTS AND HEALTH

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          Australia is very active in supporting the integration of the arts into healthcare. This conference in late October-early November offers insight, information, and resources into the roles the arts are playing in wellness in the country. Among the key themes are the arts in mental health and creative aging. The Australian Centre for Arts and Health is an important international organization.

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Source: Australian Centre for Arts & Health

 

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Study Says Making Art Is Good For Your Brain, And We Say You Should Listen | HuffPost

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***The Arts in Health Series: Making Art & Your Brain***

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            One of the most important developments in wellness over the last two decades is the integration of all the arts into medicine in person-centered practice. Research is telling us more each year about the positive effects of the arts in our lives. Today’s post shares how making art can lead to brain health.

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Source: Study Says Making Art Is Good For Your Brain, And We Say You Should Listen | HuffPost

 

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The Creative Apothecary Celebrates the Power of Making Art!

Make a playlist for someone with dementia: the results will astonish you | Sarah Metcalfe | Opinion | The Guardian

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***The Arts in Health Series: Music and Dementia***

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          One of the most important ongoing developments in medicine has been the integration of the arts into medical practice. Music has an especially important role to play in this phenomenon. Today’s post from The Guardian reports on the use of music in working with patients with dementia, their families, and their caregivers.

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Source: Make a playlist for someone with dementia: the results will astonish you | Sarah Metcalfe | Opinion | The Guardian

 

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The Creative Apothecary Celebrates the Healing Power of Music!

 

National Endowment for the Arts Report: Staying Engaged: Creative Aging and the Arts

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***Creative Aging Series: The Arts and Longevity***

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            Decades of research and practice have strengthened our understanding of the critical importance of the arts in health longevity.Today’s post is an important new report from the National Endowment for the Arts on the contributions of engagement in the arts to lifelong health and wellness.

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Source: StayingEngaged_0917_0.pdf

 

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The Creative Apothecary Celebrates the Power of the Arts in Health and Well-Being!

 

 

 

 

Forget Me Never Project | Arts & Health

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***The Arts in Health Series: Making Art in a Dialysis Unit***

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          The arts are an active force in health care in Ireland. Today’s inspiring post shares the story of the “Tree of Remembrance,” a collaborative work of art made over two years by the patients, family, and staff in the Dialysis Unit at University Hospital in Kilkenny, Ireland. It forms a permanent installation in the unit. The story may offer some great ideas for your own community!

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Source: Forget Me Never Project | Arts & Health

 

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The Creative Apothecary Celebrates the Arts in Medicine!

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I Remember Better When I Paint – Film – Creative Inspiration

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***The Arts in Health Series: Painting with Dementia***

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There is more publicity about the healing power of music with dementia patients so we need to remind ourselves every so often that all the arts are important in healthcare. I have shared information before about this wonderful video and I encourage you to get it and use it with others interested in the arts in healthcare. It offers inspiration for all of us of the transforming power of the arts.

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Source: I Remember Better When I Paint – Film – Creative Inspiration

 

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The Creative Apothecary Believes in the Power of the Arts in Healthcare!

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