Event: Unleashing Healthy Communities
We spent a warm summer's evening celebrating and learning about Bromley by Bow's latest report on the centre's community based approach to health and wellbeing.
Interview with Andreas Rosenboom, Music Therapist
Andreas shared some stories and bits of advice that come from working as a music therapist.
Interview: Dr. Margaret Lobo, Otakar Kraus Music Trust
We sat down with Dr. Margaret Lobo, founder of the Otakar Kraus Music Trust to find out how she was inspired to work with others to find their voice.
, Best Mistake
, Children and Young People
, Citizen-led Action
, Community Development
, Community Engagement
, Mental Health
Otakar Kraus Music Trust
The Otakar Kraus Music Trust's work with children and adults with learning difficulties teaches us how to listen to stories that don't always use words.
The Soul Relics Museum
The Soul Relics Museum bridges the museum and mental health sectors, using object-based story-telling to bring us closer to the struggle of mental ill-health.
Social Prescribing in Frome – the evidence is out there
Frome might provide some of the best evidence we have to combat social isolation and reduce health spending.
Tovertafel, Magic Table
Watch this mesmerising video about Tovertafel - a beautiful, interactive game that creates a ‘magic table’ which encourages people with dementia to play and spend time together.
Think Local Act Personal Meeting on Evidence
We went along to a meeting to discuss evidence for community based approaches in health and came away optimistic.
A powerful personal story
Watch this powerful video of Debs Taylor's personal story of how art transformed her mental health, her life and the lives of those around her.
Campaign: Dressed is Best
We love this campaign launched last month in Stockport which encourages staff to help hospital patients to be more active by getting up and dressed.
Feelings matter most, Dementia Care Matters
We've been thinking a lot about feelings this week! Watch this video from Dementia Care Matters' as a reminder that feelings matter most.
Learning from Excellence Conference
Our summary of Learning from Excellence's dynamic and engaging conference which taught us about the amazing power of people and positivity.