Global Social Prescribing: Arts for Brain Health, Tuesday 6 December 2022

In partnership with the Global Social Prescribing Alliance The uplifting power of cultural and creative activity nurtures our resilience in the community. Social prescribing to creative, cultural and social activity in the natural environment revitalises and empowers to individuals and their loved ones to combat loneliness, pain and fear and to preserve their brain health, … Read more

Disability Arts for Brain Health, Tuesday 4 October 2022

The uplifting power of cultural and creative activity nurtures our resilience in the community. Engaging in re-energising social activity from the onset of a potential dementia empowers individuals and their loved ones to preserve their brain health, combat isolating fears and nurtures sense of identity, of belonging and resilience for years longer. Kamran Mallick, Chief … Read more

Global Brain Health Institute: Co-creating arts for brain health, Tuesday 6 September 2022

The uplifting power of enjoyment of creativity nurtures our resilience in the community. To mark World Alzheimer’s Month, GBHI is hosting a webinar on Tuesday Sept. 6 2022 from 10:00-11:30 in collaboration with Arts 4 Dementia ( https://arts4dementia.org.uk) entitled “Co-creating arts for brain health – a global perspective”.  In this webinar, chaired by Brian Lawlor, Deputy … Read more

Cultural Diversity in Arts for Brain Health, Tuesday 5 July 2022

The uplifting power of enjoyment of creativity in our own or new culture nurtures our resilience in the community. Engaging in re-energising social activity from the onset of a potential dementia empowers individuals and their loved ones to preserve their brain health, combat isolating fears and nurtures sense of identity, of belonging and resilience for … Read more

Creative Writing for Brain Health, Tuesday 7 June 2022

The uplifting power of enjoyment of creative writing, our voices heard, sharing and sparking ideas nurtures our resilience in the community. Engaging in re-energising social activity from the onset of a potential dementia empowers individuals and their loved ones to preserve their brain health, combat isolating fears and nurtures sense of identity, of belonging and … Read more

Heritage and Nature for Brain Health, Tuesday 10 May

The uplifting power of enjoyment of activities in nature, discovering our heritage together nurtures our resilience in the community. Engaging in re-energising social activity from the onset of a potential dementia empowers individuals and their loved ones to preserve their brain health, combat isolating fears and nurtures sense of identity, of belonging and resilience for … Read more

Visual Arts for Brain Health 5 April 2022

Exploring how visual arts programmes can empower people from the onset of dementia symptoms Professor Martin Orrell, Director of the Institute of Mental Health at the University of Nottingham, chairs a debate between leaders in social prescribing, culture health and wellbeing, with a particular focus on referral to visual arts programmes. This webinar will explore … Read more

Proposed amendment to Health & Care Bill

It was exciting this week to hear Baroness Greengross, co-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia, propose our amendment 290 to the Health & Care Bill at the Committee Stage in the House of Lords on Wednesday 9 February, advancing social prescription to weekly arts, to empower people from the onset of dementia symptoms, … Read more

International Arts for Brain Health webinar

Baroness Greengross

International A.R.T.S. for Brain Health, ‘From Despair to Desire’, Tues 8 March 2022, 10 am – 12 pm In association with the International Longevity Centre and the Optimal Ageing Programme at The University of Oxford For International Social Prescribing Week, Baroness Greengross, CEO of the International Longevity Centre and Co-Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group … Read more

VR & Live Streaming Arts for Brain Health, Tuesday 8 November, 12-2 pm GMT

D-IAGNOSIS! Arts to Preserve Wellbeing (copyright: Jane Frere for A4D)

The uplifting power of engaging with arts activity, participating, using virtual reality to enjoy superb performances or explore museums and heritage venues nurtures a sense of awe, resilience and wellbeing. Weekly access to the arts has a vital impact on people’s brain health and wellbeing. In care homes, access to the arts through digital media, … Read more