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First Wiltshire project receives Care UK Wellbeing Foundation Grant

December 2, 2014

A Salisbury project that builds confidence in young adults with learning disabilities – through music, dance and acting – has received the first grant given by Care UK’s Wellbeing Foundation to a county group. The £1,600 grant will enable the Zone Club to invest in resources to continue the development of the group and pay […]

Boost for charity using people’s creativity and unwanted items to help patients

November 28, 2014

An exciting charity project that brings hope and skills to young people and raises money to support those living with rare genetic conditions received one of the first grants from the Care UK Wellbeing Foundation on Wednesday 19 November. The Peckham-based ALD Life is a patient support group and registered charity for patients and families […]

Rehab music therapy project receives one of the first Care UK Wellbeing Foundation grants

November 25, 2014

Beckenham-based music therapy project Two Different Roads, which uses music and dance to help people recovering from drug and alcohol abuse, is among the first groups to receive a grant from the Care UK Wellbeing Foundation, which was formed earlier this year. The grant, for £1,800, was presented to project founder Jim Smith, by foundation […]

Brighton band bang their own drum thanks to Care UK grant

November 21, 2014

A Brighton carnival arts group that promotes inclusivity for people with special needs and helps to develop a passion for music is to receive a £2,000 grant from the Care UK Wellbeing Foundation. The grant, the first presented by the foundation to a project in East Sussex, was presented to Unified Rhythm by board member […]

Boost for Lincolnshire group helping people hit the high notes

November 18, 2014

A long running, barber shop chorus who support people to learn to sing, whatever their background or ability, has received one of the first local grants from Care UK’s Wellbeing Foundation. Each Tuesday up to 40 members of the Harmony Lincs Barbershop Group meet at the Bishop Grosseteste College to sing four-part harmonies. The group […]

Creativity Works named National Charity Nominee by Care UK Wellbeing Foundation

July 4, 2014

A national charity based in Radstock, Somerset, which uses creativity to help people living with mental health challenges and other difficulties, has received a special commendation and donation from Care UK, the UK’s leading health and social care provider. Care UK recently launched the Care UK Wellbeing Foundation, a charity set up to promote health […]

Jessie’s Fund named National Charity Nominee by Care UK Wellbeing Foundation

June 12, 2014

A national charity based in York, which helps seriously ill and disabled children through the use of therapeutic music, has received a special commendation and donation from Care UK, the UK’s leading health and social care provider.

Care UK and chamber orchestra Manchester Camerata collaborate for in-depth study of dementia and music

May 29, 2014

Care UK, the leading health and social care provider, has partnered with Manchester Camerata to carry out research into the effects of music therapy on people living with dementia.

Mezzo Soprano helps launch the Care UK Wellbeing Foundation with Nordoff Robbins

May 6, 2014

Music and art was the order of the day when Mezzo Soprano Laura Wright dropped by at the Orchard Day Centre, Epsom, to help celebrate the launch of the Care UK Wellbeing Foundation and partnership with Nordoff Robbins, the UK’s leading music therapy charity.

Care UK proud to announce the arrival of its new Wellbeing Foundation

March 7, 2014

Spring 2014 saw the launch of a brand new organisation which will support national and local causes that help to create and sustain the wellbeing of people in their local communities.

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