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Green Candle Dance has launched a Level 3 OCNLR course for Dancers, Dance Teachers, Carers, Care Home workers, Occupational Therapists, or anyone working with older people or in community dance.

Akademi releases twenty-five free educational videos to aid dance practitioners planning South Asian inspired dance workshops for older adults.

The Mayor of London has produced a map of music facilities across the city.

A new £1m digital archive chronicling the history of disability arts in the UK has been launched.

The latest in a series of conferences exploring art therapy through the lens of attachment theory and related research will take place this October.

The Health Foundation has announced a £1.7m fund to support up to 23 clinical teams to test and develop innovative ideas and approaches to improve health and social care delivery in the UK.

Inclusive music charity Drake Music has published a set of guidance and resources for organisations on improving disability access to the arts workforce and activities.

As part of Creativity and Wellbeing Week we ran an event with arts charity 64 Million Artists celebrating poetry and wellbeing by encouraging people to write haikus about health.

This month’s Creativity and Wellbeing festival was the biggest we have ever run.

A report by the Association for the Directors of Adult Social Services reveals the long term problems facing local authorities in delivering care for older residents with 78 per cent of councils expressing concern about their ability to

A survey of GPs has revealed rising demand for mental health support in primary care.

The Nuffield Trust, The King’s Fund and the Health Foundation have published an open call to Government to increase NHS funding and a long term solution to social care funding.

The innovation foundation NESTA has called on the NHS to act urgently to involve patients in digital innovations before it is “too late”.

A new report by the Royal Society for Public Health has found that people with negative attitudes to older people and ageing experience an adverse effect on their own health and wellbeing.

The Baring Foundation has published a booklet of guidance for care settings that want to use circus to improve the health and wellbeing of older participants.