All-Party Parliamentary Group on Arts, Health and Wellbeing, July 2017
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Arts, Health and Wellbeing have held an inquiry into existing engagement of the arts in health and social care, with a view to making recommendations to improve policy and practice.
This report presents the findings of two years of research, evidence-gathering and discussions with patients, health and social care professionals, artists and arts administrators, academics, people in local government, ministers, other policy-makers and parliamentarians from both Houses of Parliament.
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RAND, April 2017
This report discusses how concepts of cultural identity (e.g. ethnicity, religion or sexuality) and organisational culture can be harnessed to create a culture of health and how incentives can be used to promote wellbeing.
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Public Health England, November 2016
This resource is intended for local authority and clinical commissioning groups to identify what types of interventions they should focus on to help the uptake and maintenance of healthy behaviours and promote cognitive health among older adults living in the community.
It is also intended for providers of lifestyle behaviour change programmes to support the development of evidence-informed prevention packages for older adults.
It is produced in a way that makes it accessible to public health managers and practitioners working in the public, private and third sector.
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BMA, September 2016
This report argues that the UK’s ageing population and its families are being failed by a fragmented health and social support system. It highlights how the health and life changes of older people are being negatively affected by the holes in the safety net of health, social and other welfare services.
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