We were delighted to have a number of organisations sharing the story of their work around increasing physical activity levels and tackling inequalities across our county. You can read a little more about these organisations below.
Age UK, Faversham & Sittingbourne
Age UK, Faversham and Sittingbourne have been delivering weekly walking sport sessions in Faversham targeting those least active and over 45. The programme has added focus to upskill volunteers to continue the sessions beyond the initial funding.
Confidance, based in East Kent Based work with schools and communities to deliver dancing opportunities to people with a disability. They have been delivering virtual and face to face inclusive dance sessions.
Follow this link to view a short film about Megan and Confidance
Kent Wildlife Trust
Kent Wildlife Trust in partnership with the Kent and Medway Recovery and Wellbeing College, delivered wilder wellbeing programmes which focus on connecting participants to, and being active in nature to aid their wellbeing.
Follow this link to view a short film about Wilder Wellbeing
Medway Diversity Forum
Medway Diversity Forum aims to promote social inclusion, relieving the needs of such people and assisting them to integrate into society. The tackling inequalities fund enabled them to deliver a range of activities including badminton, karate, yoga, football, dance and walking groups.
Follow this link to view a short film about Medway Diversity Forum
The Medway Public Health Improvement Team
The Medway Public Health Improvement Team have embedded Everyday Active in a number of their programmes and use their Medway Community page to highlight all the activities and opportunities to get active across Medway.
Social Prescribing with Freedom Leisure
The Social Prescribing team from Sandwich and Deal Primary Care Network have worked with Freedom Leisure to support patients within the local community to improve their health and wellbeing by accessing Sandwich Leisure Centre.
Follow this link to learn more about social prescribing with the Sandwich and Deal PCN