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LAHF has just published a short paper looking at the changing state of health funding for arts activity with, by and for older people in England.

A campaign has been launched by the National Alliance for Arts Health and Wellbeing to highlight the impact of arts intervention on health.

Arts Council England has announced that following a pilot phase, The Space is to continue for a further six months.

The latest report on this subject from Arts & Business shows that business investment in 2010/11 fell to £134.2m versus £144.1m in 2009/10. It was the fourth straight annual decline from a peak in 2006/7 of £171.5m.

An arts project at one of Central & Cecil’s sheltered housing schemes in St John’s Wood has won an award for its outstanding work in improving the local community.

The Chelsea and Westminster Health Charity has launched “Arts for Life”, a three year arts programme for Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.

BlindArt – a charity which promotes artists; both sighted and visually impaired, to showcase work which encourages the participation of visually impaired people in the visual arts has announced that its BlindArt Collection will be house

The work will be displayed on a large video screen positioned on Gassiot House at St Thomas’ Hospital, clearly visible from Westminster Bridge and the Houses of Parliament.

Alzheimer’s Society is leading on the dementia friendly communities strand of the Prime Minister’s challenge on dementia. As part of this, the Society is consulting on a recognition process for dementia friendly communities.

Draft regulations under the Small Charitable Donations Bill have been published for consultation.