Healthy, social, creative – voluntary arts and long-term conditions

A new way of looking at creative activities and health – OTNews (professional magazine for occupational therapists)

PrimaryHealthCare16-20JULY2011proof(1) – Primary Health Care (evidence-based journal for the nursing profession)

Creative activities can change people’s lives, giving them a chance to participate, learn, reach their potential, find meaning and purpose, improve their self-confidence and much more. It can also improve their health and wellbeing in many different ways.

These articles, published in health professionals’ magazines to promote Voluntary Arts’ website Healthy, social, creative – outlines the role that voluntary arts groups could play in the work of occupational therapists and primary care staff.

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