Hilary Moss is Senior Lecturer in Music Therapy at the World Academy of Music and Dance, College of Limerick, Ireland and till lately the Director of the Nationwide Centre for Arts and Health, Tallaght Hospital, Dublin. The web site was initiated and is funded by the Arts Council as an vital component of its Arts and Health Policy The web site was developed by Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT) in partnership with Create,the national growth agency for collaborative arts in social and community contexts.
There have been entries from over 60 international locations for the reason that Hippocrates Prize was launched in 2009, with successful poets from Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Israel, New Zealand, Norway, South Africa, the UK and the USA. In November 1996 the Tactile Therapy group (Therapeutic massage Group) joined Arts for Well being as an umbrella group.
The humanities are increasingly being used to help active obligation military service members, veterans, their households and caregivers address well being disabilities stemming from their service. While this definition encapsulates arts and well being beautifully, in practice this isn’t always the fact.
In November 2014 at The Energy of the Arts Nationwide Conference in Ottawa, Dr. Catherine Morley, Assistant Professor in The Faculty of Nutrition and Dietetics at Acadia College, approached me about writing an ethnodrama based on research about feeding getting old members of the family.
The challenge was supported by the Arts Council of Eire and the Meath Foundation. This challenge is a collaboration between the Nationwide Centre for Arts and Health (Tallaght Hospital), the hospital Stroke Service, the Irish Chamber Orchestra, Composer Ian Wilson and Sapranist Deirdre Moynihan.