Wellbeing

Making Common Cause

Voluntary Arts has published a series of essays and podcasts called "Making Common Cause", exploring the possibilities of 'cultural commoning' - the cooperative pooling of cultural and creative resources.

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Arts Professional special issue on older people and the arts

This recent special edition of Arts Professional explores a number of programmes designed to support older people, and describes creative ageing as a 'flourishing field'.

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What Works for Wellbeing guide for measuring impact on wellbeing

What Works for Wellbeing has published a practical guide for small to medium-sized charities or social enterprises seeking to measure their impact on wellbeing – whether this is in terms of health, education or employment. The guide will help you design questions and analyse their results.

Safe to be me

Age UK has collaborated with the older LGBT charity Opening Doors London to produce a free resource pack for professionals called ‘Safe to be me’ that addresses meeting the needs of older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people using health and social care services.

Publication Prescriptions: Artists’ Books on Wellbeing and Medicine

The exhibition catalogue Prescriptions: Artists’ Books on Wellbeing and Medicine has been published: it explores the role book arts can play in raising awareness of the richness and value of lived accounts of illn

Conversations about dying

Age UK has produced a new booklet designed to open up conversations about death and dying.

Drivers of wellbeing inequality report

This new report from the What Works Centre for Wellbeing, building on the Centre's initial measurements of wellbeing inequality earlier in 2017, is focused on the drivers of inequalities in life satisfaction across

Report and video from Singing for Better Breathing

This new report and video from the Sidney De Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health sets out the findings from the Lambeth and Southwark Singing and COPD Project.

Wellbeing Inequalities Report 2017

"Measuring wellbeing inequalities in Britain" is a publication of the What Works Centre for Wellbeing – an independent organisation set up to produce robust, relevant and accessible evidence on wellbeing.

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