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...

CONNECTING COMMUNITIES

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.

The Connection Space, 72 Bank Rd, Matlock DE4 3GL, UK

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