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Funding boost will see Morecambe art project expand

September 8, 2016

A Morecambe group that increases wellbeing in the community through regular art classes has received a boost from the Care UK wellbeing foundation that will see it expand.

Dance gives a voice to young people in Bromley

July 18, 2016

Magpie Dance, an organisation that uses dance and music to help young people with learning disabilities to boost their confidence, communication and friendships, will be able to hold sessions throughout the next year thanks to a grant from the Care UK wellbeing foundation.

Grant from Care UK wellbeing foundation brings south east London memories to life

June 30, 2016

Older residents from Lewisham and Blackheath will be drawing on their memories of the area to create a theatre performance with the support from a professional musician, thanks to a grant of £2,000 from the Care UK wellbeing foundation.

Care home residents and older people in the community can now enjoy Swaledale Festival

June 9, 2016

Thanks to a grant from the Care UK wellbeing foundation, residents in care homes and people in isolated areas who don’t have access to transport will be able to enjoy concerts at this year’s Swaledale Festival. The £2,000 grant has enabled the Swaledale Festival to schedule six concerts in care homes across Richmondshire during the […]

Music helps Southampton pupils to connect and communicate

June 1, 2016

In 2015, the wellbeing foundation made a £2,000 grant to help Key Changes Music Therapy to provide a term of music therapy to pupils at the Rosewood Free School in Southampton.

Creative café boosts wellbeing and teaches new skills

May 25, 2016

An Isle of Wight café that encourages older people to keep active and engaged through arts-based activities was the beneficiary of a Care UK wellbeing foundation grant in June 2015.

Puppeteers help to spread understanding of dementia

April 27, 2016

Puppeteers will be able to bring their art to people with dementia and loved ones who care for them, thanks to a grant from the Care UK wellbeing foundation.

Care UK wellbeing foundation announces new support for Colchester-based charity

April 16, 2016

A body set up by Care UK to support good causes has just entered into a three year partnership with the Rob George Foundation – an Essex charity providing support for young people diagnosed with a life-threatening condition or those who demonstrate exceptional commitment or ability in the worlds of sport or the performing arts.

Norwich group gains grant to help profoundly disabled people enjoy the theatre

March 22, 2016

Adults and young people with profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD) will be able to experience a new and highly interactive theatre experience thanks to a grant from the Care UK wellbeing foundation. The £2,000 grant will enable the Norwich-based Frozen Light Theatre to produce a new interactive, sensory show in association with the New […]

Young people with learning disabilities take on an arts challenge in Salisbury

February 12, 2016

A Salisbury project that builds confidence in young adults with learning disabilities has started its first Arts Award qualification thanks to a grant from the Care UK wellbeing foundation.

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