Museums Health and Well Being

This book sets the scene for the future of museums where the health and well-being of communities is top of the agenda.

Museums  Health and Well Being

The role of museums in enhancing well-being and improving health through social intervention is one of the foremost topics of importance in the museums sector today. With an aging population and emerging policies on the social responsibilities of museums, the sector is facing an unprecedented challenge in how to develop services to meet the needs of its communities in a more holistic and inclusive way. This book sets the scene for the future of museums where the health and well-being of communities is top of the agenda. The authors draw together existing research and best practice in the area of museum interventions in health and social care and offer a detailed overview of the multifarious outcomes of such interactions, including benefits and challenges. This timely book will be essential reading for museum professionals, particularly those involved in access and education, students of museums and heritage studies, as well as practitioners of arts in health, art therapists, care and community workers.

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Museums, Health and Well-Being
Language: en
Pages: 158
Authors: Helen Chatterjee, Guy Noble
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-22 - Publisher: Routledge

The role of museums in enhancing well-being and improving health through social intervention is one of the foremost topics of importance in the museums sector today. With an aging population and emerging policies on the social responsibilities of museums, the sector is facing an unprecedented challenge in how to develop
Museums, Health and Well-Being
Language: en
Pages: 158
Authors: Helen Chatterjee, Guy Noble
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-22 - Publisher: Routledge

The role of museums in enhancing well-being and improving health through social intervention is one of the foremost topics of importance in the museums sector today. With an aging population and emerging policies on the social responsibilities of museums, the sector is facing an unprecedented challenge in how to develop
Object-Based Learning and Well-Being
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Thomas Kador, Helen Chatterjee
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-27 - Publisher: Routledge

Object-Based Learning and Well-Being provides the first explicit analysis of the combined learning and well-being benefits of working with material culture and curated collections. Following on from the widely acclaimed Engaging the Senses, this volume explicitly explores the connection between the value of material culture for both learning and well-being.
Landscape, Well-Being and Environment
Language: en
Pages: 226
Authors: Richard Coles, Zoe Millman
Categories: Gardening
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-07 - Publisher: Routledge

Well-being is now firmly established as an overarching theme of key concern to all professionals that work, manage or design the environment. However, well-being is a complex multi-dimensional issue rooted in the ways that we encounter, perceive and interpret the environment. No single discipline can claim to have sufficient knowledge
The Museum as a Space of Social Care
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Nuala Morse
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-19 - Publisher: Routledge

This book examines the practice of community engagement in museums through the notion of care. It focuses on building an understanding of the logic of care that underpins this practice, with a view to outlining new roles for museums within community health and social care. This book engages with the