Demand for social prescribing services is expected to increase following the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic
New programme will help national voluntary organisations harness innovation to help support […]
Music can help reduce the often-distressing symptoms of dementia, for example 40% reduction in depression levels through regular singing in care settings.
It can also improve quality of life, creating […]
New MoneyHelper service launches online programme to boost UK’s financial fitness
As it reports 1.2 million more visits to money guidance websites during the pandemic
Nation urged to start building f […]
Francesca Baker wrote a new post, Social prescribing for young people – integrating arts, culture, and heritage, physical activity, green spaces and nature and life advice into health and social care 1 month, 1 week ago
Three quarters of mental health difficulties occur before the age of 25, and half before the age of 14 (Kessler et al., 2005). Early intervention can have positive effects on outcomes (e.g. Correll et al., […]
The National Academy for Social Prescribing is delighted to announce that Tom Watkins of Communities 1st will be Thriving Communities Lead for the East Region.
Communities 1st are a voluntary sector infrastr […]
“A very special moment was seeing Marion, 95, swinging freely from an aerial silk hammock and laughing while suspended in the air for the very first time.”
Physical activity and exercise is now offered as […]
Football projects through the Thriving Communities Programme Fund are helping individuals and communities tackle loneliness, improve wellbeing and recover from COVID-19
It will help support people to […]