A Bird in a Gilded Cage

Clive Parkinson, Director of Arts for Health at Manchester Metropolitan University and Chair of the National Alliance for Arts, Health and Wellbeing.

Commissioned and published by ixia, this paper suggests that the arts might offer something of an antidote to the way we support people affected by memory loss. “A gentle polemic that sweetly kicks the ankles of those obsessed with understanding the impact of the arts on human wellbeing through crude pseudo-scientific measurements, placing creativity, culture and the arts at the heart of a conversation about quality of life.”

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