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HenPower

Lead service provider/commissioner

Name:

Equal Arts

Type of knowledge

Type of knowledge:

Project evaluation

Type of evaluation:

Outcome evaluation; Survey; Interviews

Prevention service description

HenPower gives people a role and responsibility. It builds relationships and moves away from passive care you so often see in care settings. It harnesses people’s imagination and interests to empower themselves. HenPower is about combining hen-keeping and creativity to improve wellbeing. Older people work with professional artists to explore art forms each week. In the North East those taking part in the project had their artwork exhibited at Newcastle University at the back end of last year (URL below).

Intervention/service type:

Befriending, mentoring and peer support; Information and advice; Community services; Low-level support; Carers support; Social prescribing; Self-care; Community capacity building

Target client group(s):

Older people; Adults with long-term health conditions; Adults with learning disabilities; Adults with mental health problems; Carers; Adults with physical disabilities; Vulnerable adults


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