OUR CURRENT PROJECTS
Creative, Therapeutic and Active
These are our current projects. Our projects are created and designed to meet identified needs from our local community. Take a look at what we are offering and see if it is something you or someone you know would like to be part of. We would love to hear from you...
Accessible range of free (COVID secure) activities to engage and share through creative means
Free Activities to engage and share…
Activity & Wellbeing packs, receive or create
Community garden space, make a difference
Recipes to share, inspire, cook, be part of a book
Knitting/crochet, create fabulous things together
Indoor gardening, nurture, grow and gift
Reading together, read with, access books by phone
Restoration, up cycle and crafts, do your bit
Telephone buddies, make and feel the difference
Volunteer, ‘buddy up’, get involved, be supported
BRINGING DANCE TO CARE
A project at Meadow View Care Centre, making therapeutic dance part of residential care.
Bringing Dance to Care works with staff and residents at a local Dementia Care Centre, aiming to equip the care home staff and environment with all the necessary skills and resources to bring therapeutic dance activities into everyday care for people living with dementia. It is facilitated by an Occupational Therapist and local dance teacher.
This project is mainly funded by the Five Ways to Wellbeing grant - Derbyshire County Council and Meadow View Care Centre.
YOUNG WOMEN'S CREATIVE GROUP
Connecting through creativity
A monthly group at 72 Bank Road, open to young women (14-21yrs) who are wishing to connect with others who's mental wellbeing is affecting quality of life and connections. No creative skills required. Supported by a Counsellor and Activity Co-ordinator
NATURE BASED VOLUNTEERING
A project for people living with dementia, based at Matlock Farm Park
Our Nature Based Volunteering Project offers meaningful and purposeful, nature based volunteering opportunities at a visiting farm environment with 'buddy volunteers' to support people living with dementia. It is facilitated by an Occupational Therapist, Activity Coordintors and a Counsellor is available for carer support and anyone involved in the project.
This project collaborates with Matlock Farm Park, is mainly funded by The National Lottery, Alzheimers Society and other smaller local funds.