The impact of remote arts on prescription: Changes in mood, attention and loneliness during art workshops as mechanisms for wellbeing change
New research has been published looking to assess the impact of art workshops delivered remotely,…
Extraordinary is not a word to be used lightly, but it fits the 2021 Arts 4 Dementia conference (held virtually on May 20–21). Entitled Arts for brain health: social prescribing as peri-diagnostic practice for dementia, the conference was an exhibition of enthusiasm, creativity, and critical thinking. The conference programme was impressive for its quality, innovation, diversity, and inclusion, providing a collage of thought and activity to whet the appetite of most attendees. It also provided a sense of movement towards cultural change, and influencing policy was a clear focus for the organisers.
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