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Good Health Wales Presentations

Presentations and links from the Good Health Wales 2017 Arts for Health and Wellbeing Symposium can be found below.

Morning Sessions

Opening Address - Arts in Health Policy

Key Note Address - Arts for Health and Wellbeing of the People of Wales 

Professor John Wyn Owen CB FRSPH FLSW - 'Arts for Health and Wellbeing of Wales'

Arts Therapy and Arts in Health Programmes

Prue Thimbleby - Arts in Health Coordinator - Abertawe Bro Morganwg University Health Board

Poppy's Challenge

Rob Jones - Cerebra Ambassador

Design for Health

Professor Ian Walsh - Assistive Technology Innovation Centre (ATIC) UWTSD

Breakout Sessions

Arts In Health

Chris Ryan - Arts Care

Barry John, VC Gallery

Tiffany Evans, Tenovus Cancer Care Choir

Angela Rogers, Engage

Arts Therapy

Blanka Hubena, Arts Therapies in Wales

Joseph Keenan, Aberystwyth University

Penny Hallas, ABUHB

Links to publications:

Hallas, P. & Cleaves, L. 'It's Not All Fun': Introducing Digital Technology to Meet the Emotional and Mental Health Needs of Adults with Learning Disabilities' International Journal of Art Therapy (currently available via Taylor Francis online – will come out in next edition of journal) Available here

Elwell, G. & Hallas, P. (2016) 'M.E. time': meaningful engagement for people with a learning disability in secondary care. Learning Disability Practice, RCNi vol19.no.9, 35-37.

Design for Health

Dr Sean Jenkins / Matthew Bellis

Dr Lewis Pearson

Tracy Elliott

Arts & Science for Health