Interviews given by Veronica explain the process, practice and impact of social prescribing arts for brain health. These include podcasts hosted by:
- World Health Organisation
- University College London
- Centre for Cultural Value in Leeds
- London Arts and Health
- School of Advanced Study, University of London, 2014
- Making Conversations Count, 2022
Tune in and listen to recordings below:
World Health Organisation, Healing Arts London ‘Patterns in the Fog, The Art Newspaper, 24 March 2021. A panel discussion on Dementia and the Arts. Veronica is Interviewed by Christopher Bailey, WHO head of Arts and Health. 1hr 3mins into the broadcast, and at the end.
University College London: Creative Lives: Older people, healthcare provision and access in ageing societies, 6 July 2021. Interviewed by Lorna Collins for UCL Minds, whose Grand Challenges podcasts open provocative conversations and experiments with big ideas and local practices.
The Centre for Cultural Value Reflecting Value Podcasts: Episode One, Bringing two worlds together, 25 March 2021, Reflecting Value podcasts discuss success and challenge in communicating cultural value, bringing together a range of thought-provoking contributors for discussion and reflection. This first episode explores how the cultural sector conveys its value to the health and social care sector, and adapts to speak the language of health and wellbeing. Dr Robyn Dowlen asks Veronica about communicating with academics, clinical leads in dementia, local authorities and cultural organisations. [1:04 – 7:57 mins.]
London Arts and Health, Episode 3, Veronica Franklin Gould, Arts 4 Dementia and social prescribing referrals, 16 March 2021. Anna Woolf interviews practitioners, funders, artists and participants to hear how they are working and benefitting from great arts and health. Veronica explains A4D’s mission to enable people affected by dementia and their partners to access artistic stimulation. She focusses on the social prescribing referral process and advises how arts organisations connect with social prescribers to achieve referrals to their programmes. London Arts and Health Podcasts were created to celebrate the launch of the Arts and Culture: Social Prescribing Myth Buster, which aims to help Londoners understand the role of arts and culture in social prescribing.