Guest Blog – why walking works

walkers at bodmin beacon

This week we’re pleased to invite guest blogger TK to write about his time spent with our dementia friendly walking group.  We always enjoy welcoming members of the community along to our walks as this project is about people with dementia and their carers making new social connections and in turn showing their community that there is more to dementia than a diagnosis. Continue reading

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Living Well – a case study

land girls event

This week we’d like to share a great video that highlights a project in Cornwall also working to reduce isolation and improve health and wellbeing.

The Living Well project aims to help people who are socially isolated and highly dependent on health and social care services to improve their quality of life. It starts with a conversation to understand the person’s story and what will make life better. Continue reading

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Help your library help you

library garden

We recently held a community event at our local library and it got me thinking – libraries really are great community spaces that are under threat.

We were lucky enough to be working on a joint project with St Austell library to utilise their beautiful (and relatively undiscovered) garden for community focused events.  But this is just one example of Continue reading

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