In July 2017 the All Party Parliamentary Group on Arts, Health and Wellbeing published a report of their two-year inquiry into the role of the arts in health and wellbeing.
In July 2017 the All Party Parliamentary Group on Arts, Health and Wellbeing published a report presenting the findings of of two years of research, evidence-gathering and discussions with patients, health and social care professionals, artists and arts administrators, academics, people in local government, and many others – including one of our Directors, Jane Moss, who contributed to the discussion on the role of the arts in palliative care, dying and bereavement. You can download the full report here and the short report here.
The report includes three key messages:
The arts can help keep us well, aid our recovery and support longer lives better lived.
The arts can help meet major challenges facing health and social care: ageing, long-term conditions, loneliness and mental health.
The arts can help save money in the health service and social care.