Project Bank

Projects for health and wellbeing.

Wiltshire council and its communities run many projects, follow one of the projects below to find out more.

Memory Dances

“Dance has long been recognised as providing a therapeutic benefit, a form of release and a means of expression. Using simple creative movements allows people to express something of their individuality.”  Memory Dances are a simple way of helping people with early onset dementia to experience a sense of fun and freedom ...more

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Library Memory Group

“Relax and listen to stories and poems in a small friendly shared reading group.” People living with dementia and their carers do not need to be alone. A shared reading memory group is where people can come together to read and discuss literature in an open and supportive environment.” In a nutshell: A shared ...more

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Care and Connect

“The older people attending ‘care and connect’ sometimes come looking sad, lost and lonely. The transformation achieved from the regular period of contact, care and support is heart warming, and so vital .” Care and Connect is a simple concept of a monthly opportunity for older isolated people who have, whether ...more

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Foodbank

‘Wiltshire has over 11,000 children (0‐19yrs) living in poverty, which represents 10.6% of children’ In a nutshell: A foodbank is a volunteer-led service providing food for those families most in need.  The centres provide: emergency food parcels to people in crisis; a befriending and listening service for ...more

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Mind Reset

“In all Community Areas in Wiltshire, mental health and wellbeing for young people was identified as a key priority” ‘Mind Reset’ is a project which offers young people needs led one to one coaching, and peer led group workshops about what-ever issues they think are important. In a nutshell: Mind Reset is ...more

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Local history walks

“Cardiovascular disease is one of the major causes of death in under 75s in England.” – Wiltshire JSA A history walk can bring the past to life, telling the story of a community and the people who have lived there over the centuries.  Walking regularly is an excellent way to look after your heart and stay fit and ...more

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