Evaluation framework to guide arts for health and wellbeing

Public Health England has issued a new publication to help commissioners gather robust evidence of the effectiveness of arts projects. New guidance for practitioners on how best to document the impact of arts for health and wellbeing projects has been published by Public Health England. It proposes a standard framework for reporting project outcomes, to enable realistic assessment and appropriate comparisons to be made between programmes.

Based on an earlier framework published in an academic journal, the new document, ‘Arts for health and wellbeing: an evaluation framework’, aims to reach beyond the academic community to health commissioners, funders, arts organisations and researchers with an interest in the development and evaluation of arts for health and wellbeing programmes.

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