Connecting 350 carers with the arts and culture to transform experiences post COVID-19

2021-06-01T12:20:06+01:00

North Tyneside initiative to use arts for health to support 350 carers in the community  Large numbers of carers need support for their own health and wellbeing  40 year legacy built on with funding from Thriving Communities Fund  Partnership projects and work with community leaders to advocate and support mental health for carers with creativity at it’s heart  Building a community for carers who feel disconnected, revitalising a sense of community      Helix Arts has connected people for almost 40 years using the arts to create change, advocating arts and health for the most excluded and vulnerable communities. They have been awarded funding from the Thriving Communities Fund, to lead the Better Connect project, a [...]

Connecting 350 carers with the arts and culture to transform experiences post COVID-192021-06-01T12:20:06+01:00

Action for Happiness – First Green Happy Café coming to Northamptonshire, embedding green social prescribing in the community for 3000 people

2021-06-01T12:03:19+01:00

A nature focused Green Happy Café to promote green social prescribing Building and developing evidence as to the value of access to green spaces Range of activities utilising green and heritage spaces covering arts, culture, physical activity and the natural world Aiming to reach 3000 people Funding from Thriving Communities will enable the development of the first Green Happy café as a wellbeing hub promoting green social prescribing in Northamptonshire. Bringing together Delapré Abbey Preservation Trust (DAPT) & Action for Happiness Northamptonshire in partnership, and based on Action for Happiness’ Ten Keys to Happier Living, this project will result in a varied set of activities that brings together both current and emerging social [...]

Action for Happiness – First Green Happy Café coming to Northamptonshire, embedding green social prescribing in the community for 3000 people2021-06-01T12:03:19+01:00

Nature Buddies programme across Dorset, empowering healthcare providers to support communities through green social prescribing

2021-06-01T12:21:44+01:00

Nature focused project to support Dorset communities 30 trained Nature Buddies; six providers signed up to the Nature Buddies networks; and 30 nature-inspired arts activities to 150 community groups   Opportunity for connection and community through green social prescribing  Nature Buddies is a Dorset based project that has been awarded funding from the Thriving Communities Fund to embed green social prescribing in health care. It will address some of the inequalities faced by the local communities, which have been exacerbated by COVID-19 and the pandemic, and improve the health of local people through a range of activities spanning arts, physical wellbeing, and support.    The [...]

Nature Buddies programme across Dorset, empowering healthcare providers to support communities through green social prescribing2021-06-01T12:21:44+01:00
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