Tagged with mental health

Opportunity: Music Leader, Collaborative Schools Ltd, Trowbridge

Collaborative Schools Ltd have successfully secured funding from Youth Music, with match funding from CSL and Wiltshire Music Connect, to deliver an innovative and exciting music engagement programme that aims to support KS1 children with Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs. The aspiration is to embed music provision within The Harbour with impact and diversity, promoting long‐term sustainable support … Continue reading

Training: Connect 5 Programme

The Connect 5 Programme is an accessible, evidenced based training that is relevant to the whole of the public facing workforce. It provides participants with skills and competencies that build confidence in having conversations about mental health and wellbeing. It presents tools to empower others to take proactive steps to build resilience and look after … Continue reading

Resource: The Health Benefits of Knitting, a Knit for Peace publication

Knit for Peace has released a report called The Health Benefits of Knitting, which reviewed evidence-based research on the health benefits of knitting.  Knitting dramatically improves physical and mental health, lowering blood pressure, slowing the onset of dementia, distracting from chronic pain, keeping arthritic fingers moving as well as combating depression and anxiety. In addition, … Continue reading

Resource: What would life be – without a song or dance, what are we? A report from the Commission on Dementia and Music.

The International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) is a futures organisation focussed on some of the biggest challenges facing Government and society in the context of demographic change.  New research by ILC-UK’s Commission on Dementia and Music, “What would life be – without a song or a dance what are we?”  examines the existing offer and … Continue reading